The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 280 299 271
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 46 23 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 65
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
Test Management
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Management
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the City of London region.

Test Management Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 35 (34.65%) QA
3 34 (33.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (32.67%) ISEB
5 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
5 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
6 25 (24.75%) Selenium
7 24 (23.76%) Banking
7 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
8 22 (21.78%) JIRA
8 22 (21.78%) SQL
9 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.79%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (18.81%) HP
11 18 (17.82%) Project Management
11 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
12 17 (16.83%) System Testing
13 16 (15.84%) Software Testing
13 16 (15.84%) C#
14 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
14 15 (14.85%) Degree
14 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
15 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
15 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (13.86%) Regression Testing
16 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
17 12 (11.88%) WebDriver
17 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.98%) Confluence
5 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) Maya
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) HTTP
1 5 (4.95%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Selenium
2 22 (21.78%) JIRA
3 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (11.88%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.89%) SpecFlow
5 10 (9.90%) Subversion
6 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.93%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.94%) JMeter
9 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.96%) Bugzilla
10 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.97%) JUnit
12 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.98%) NUnit
12 2 (1.98%) Rational Robot
12 2 (1.98%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (1.98%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.98%) Calabash
General
1 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Test Manager
2 10 (9.90%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Consultant
2 10 (9.90%) QA Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Technology Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) QA Leader
7 5 (4.95%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.95%) QA Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.97%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.94%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) SOAP
3 5 (4.95%) Web Services
4 4 (3.96%) CSS
4 4 (3.96%) JMS
4 4 (3.96%) WSDL
4 4 (3.96%) Middleware
4 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.96%) WCF
4 4 (3.96%) LINQ
4 4 (3.96%) jQuery
4 4 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (3.96%) REST
4 4 (3.96%) CSS3
5 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.94%) Statistics
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Derivative
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) AS400
5 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.98%) Animation
5 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
1 7 (6.93%) Linux
1 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
2 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
3 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
4 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
5 18 (17.82%) Project Management
6 17 (16.83%) System Testing
7 16 (15.84%) Software Testing
8 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
9 14 (13.86%) Regression Testing
9 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.87%) Automated Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.89%) Performance Testing
12 11 (10.89%) Scrum
13 10 (9.90%) TDD
13 10 (9.90%) Change Management
14 9 (8.91%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) C#
3 4 (3.96%) C
4 2 (1.98%) VB6
4 2 (1.98%) Korn
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) VB
4 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.98%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) XQuery
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) XPath
5 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) Degree
3 12 (11.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.92%) CCNP
4 8 (7.92%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.92%) CISSP
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.92%) CISM
5 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.95%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) QA
2 7 (6.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) HP
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.93%) Cerillion
3 7 (6.93%) IBM
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Software AG
4 4 (3.96%) Charles River
4 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.98%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.99%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
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