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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 166 155 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 14
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,967 £32,500 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
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
3318 3050 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.04% 82.68% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 2510 2053
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 7 £52,500 +50.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £34,836 -
Nottinghamshire -12 4 £34,375 -42.70%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 16 (32.00%) Finance
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (26.00%) Banking
5 12 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.00%) System Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.00%) Project Management
7 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.00%) UNIX
7 10 (20.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Demand Management
8 9 (18.00%) IBM
8 9 (18.00%) ISEB
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (16.00%) Java
9 8 (16.00%) DB2
10 7 (14.00%) Perl
10 7 (14.00%) JBoss
10 7 (14.00%) Windows
10 7 (14.00%) CICS
10 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
10 7 (14.00%) JCL
10 7 (14.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (14.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (14.00%) JBoss
1 7 (14.00%) CICS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) DB2
2 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (6.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Test Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Environment Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.00%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Programme Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (14.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) IVR
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) System Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) Web Development
10 4 (8.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) Perl
2 7 (14.00%) JCL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) IBM
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) OpenText
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Perforce