The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 156 143 153
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 24 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.66% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.85% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 19
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £36,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Test Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3001 2479 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.17% 76.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2039 2276
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 East Midlands

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Management
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Management Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Management
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -18 17 £35,000 -20.45%
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £52,500 +43.83%
Derbyshire -14 2 £48,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (64.15%) Project Management
2 31 (58.49%) QA
3 21 (39.62%) ISTQB
4 19 (35.85%) ISEB
5 16 (30.19%) V-Model
5 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
6 14 (26.42%) Business Process Mapping
7 13 (24.53%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
8 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
8 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
10 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
12 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.55%) Release Management
13 4 (7.55%) Marketing
13 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
13 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.55%) SAP
13 4 (7.55%) CRM
14 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
14 3 (5.66%) Windows

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Analyst
1 33 (62.26%) Test Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Test Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
3 2 (3.77%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Tester
4 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Senior Tester
4 1 (1.89%) Software Tester
4 1 (1.89%) QA Engineer
4 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) AIX
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Project Management
2 16 (30.19%) V-Model
2 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
3 14 (26.42%) Business Process Mapping
4 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.55%) Release Management
9 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
10 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
2 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) ISTQB
2 19 (35.85%) ISEB
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (58.49%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Cognizant