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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 147 157 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 15 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.83% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.00% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 21
Average salary £37,500 £57,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% +21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2613 3013 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.20% 83.62% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 2466 2127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,680 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -12 7 £31,500 -51.53%
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +10 3 £75,000 +47.78%
Derbyshire +17 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
2 18 (48.65%) QA
3 15 (40.54%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) Test Strategy
5 12 (32.43%) V-Model
6 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (24.32%) ISEB
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.92%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
10 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) SAP
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
11 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (10.81%) Time Management
12 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
12 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.11%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) ISDN
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
1 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) UAT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Project Management
2 13 (35.14%) Test Strategy
3 12 (32.43%) V-Model
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (24.32%) ISEB
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix