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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 274 305 253
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -52
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 46 21 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.18% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.22% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 81
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (36.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (34.23%) ISEB
5 33 (29.73%) QA
6 30 (27.03%) Test Strategy
7 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
7 29 (26.13%) Selenium
8 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
9 25 (22.52%) Banking
10 24 (21.62%) Manual Testing
10 24 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (21.62%) HP
10 24 (21.62%) SQL
11 21 (18.92%) Software Testing
12 19 (17.12%) JIRA
12 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
13 18 (16.22%) Project Management
13 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (16.22%) System Testing
14 17 (15.32%) Risk Management
15 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
16 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
16 15 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (13.51%) C#
16 15 (13.51%) Integration Testing
16 15 (13.51%) WebDriver
16 15 (13.51%) Degree
16 15 (13.51%) Performance Testing
16 15 (13.51%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) HTTP
1 5 (4.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) JIRA
3 15 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 15 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.91%) SpecFlow
5 9 (8.11%) Subversion
6 8 (7.21%) TeamCity
6 8 (7.21%) LoadRunner
6 8 (7.21%) JMeter
7 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.60%) JUnit
8 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.70%) Rational Robot
9 3 (2.70%) NUnit
9 3 (2.70%) WebLOAD
9 3 (2.70%) Calabash
9 3 (2.70%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.80%) Behat
General
1 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Banking
3 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.80%) Front Office
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Test Manager
2 16 (14.41%) Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.01%) Consultant
4 10 (9.01%) Programme Manager
4 10 (9.01%) Programme Test Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Developer
6 8 (7.21%) QA Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Technology Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Tester
9 5 (4.50%) QA Leader
9 5 (4.50%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.50%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Test Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 7 (6.31%) HTML
3 6 (5.41%) XML
4 5 (4.50%) SOAP
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.60%) Web Services
5 4 (3.60%) CSS
5 4 (3.60%) JMS
5 4 (3.60%) WSDL
5 4 (3.60%) Middleware
5 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.60%) WCF
5 4 (3.60%) LINQ
5 4 (3.60%) jQuery
5 4 (3.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (3.60%) REST
5 4 (3.60%) CSS3
6 1 (0.90%) RESTful
6 1 (0.90%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Statistics
4 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) Derivative
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) AS400
6 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.90%) Equities
7 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (27.03%) Test Strategy
4 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
5 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
6 24 (21.62%) Manual Testing
7 21 (18.92%) Software Testing
8 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
9 18 (16.22%) Project Management
9 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (16.22%) System Testing
10 17 (15.32%) Risk Management
11 15 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 15 (13.51%) Performance Testing
12 13 (11.71%) Release Management
12 13 (11.71%) TDD
13 11 (9.91%) Scrum
13 11 (9.91%) Automated Testing
14 10 (9.01%) Change Management
14 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) C#
3 4 (3.60%) C
4 3 (2.70%) Korn
4 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) PHP
5 2 (1.80%) Java
5 2 (1.80%) Ruby
6 1 (0.90%) XPath
6 1 (0.90%) Groovy
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.90%) VBA
6 1 (0.90%) XQuery
6 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) ISEB
2 15 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.51%) Degree
3 13 (11.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.21%) CCNP
4 8 (7.21%) CISSP
4 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.21%) CISM
5 5 (4.50%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (29.73%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) HP
2 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle
5 7 (6.31%) IBM
5 7 (6.31%) Cerillion
6 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.60%) Charles River
6 4 (3.60%) Software AG
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.90%) hybris
8 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
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