The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 383 383 441
Rank change year-on-year
0 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 683 693 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 567 495 371
Average salary £46,000 £46,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,582
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
Test Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 England

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Management Salary Trend in England

Test Management
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in England

Test Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +9 215 £55,000 -7.56% 19
South East -39 166 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Yorkshire +33 100 £37,500 - 6
North West +14 65 £42,930 -9.14% 12
South West -19 52 £45,000 +13.92% 2
East of England -7 41 £51,500 +0.98% 6
West Midlands +8 28 £42,500 -16.25% 5
East Midlands -15 11 £34,836 -0.47% 1
North East -3 4 £40,250 - 1
Midlands - 2 £58,750 -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 485 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (36.71%) Finance
3 411 (32.03%) QA
4 369 (28.76%) ISTQB
5 360 (28.06%) ISEB
6 356 (27.75%) Software Testing
7 326 (25.41%) Test Strategy
8 289 (22.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 260 (20.27%) Test Scripting
10 256 (19.95%) Test Automation
11 248 (19.33%) SQL
12 237 (18.47%) SDLC
13 236 (18.39%) HP Quality Center
14 223 (17.38%) Selenium
15 220 (17.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 205 (15.98%) Microsoft
17 196 (15.28%) HP
18 176 (13.72%) HP UFT
19 171 (13.33%) Performance Testing
20 167 (13.02%) JIRA
21 165 (12.86%) Automated Testing
21 165 (12.86%) Java
22 164 (12.78%) Regression Testing
23 159 (12.39%) C#
23 159 (12.39%) Degree
24 154 (12.00%) Project Management
25 149 (11.61%) .NET
26 141 (10.99%) Banking
27 124 (9.66%) System Testing
27 124 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 66 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.65%) CMS
3 19 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (1.01%) JBoss
5 12 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.62%) CICS
8 6 (0.47%) IIS
9 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.31%) Confluence
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.23%) nginx
10 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.23%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.16%) SAP EP
12 1 (0.078%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.078%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.04%) MS Office
3 24 (1.87%) MS Project
4 16 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.78%) SPSS
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.078%) InDesign
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.47%) Maximo
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.39%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.39%) BASE24
5 5 (0.39%) Endur
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.23%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.23%) Primavera
8 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.48%) SaaS
2 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.47%) Basecamp
3 6 (0.47%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.078%) PaaS
6 1 (0.078%) Office 365
6 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.64%) Firewall
2 19 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.33%) Internet
4 11 (0.86%) ATM
5 8 (0.62%) SAN
5 8 (0.62%) DNS
6 7 (0.55%) VoIP
6 7 (0.55%) Network Security
7 6 (0.47%) VLAN
7 6 (0.47%) X.21
7 6 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (0.47%) Wireless
7 6 (0.47%) IPsec
7 6 (0.47%) MPLS
7 6 (0.47%) OSPF
7 6 (0.47%) BGP
7 6 (0.47%) DSL
7 6 (0.47%) EIGRP
7 6 (0.47%) L2TP
7 6 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (1.79%) Big Data
4 20 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.70%) DB2
9 7 (0.55%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.47%) QlikView
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.47%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.39%) OLTP
11 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.31%) MySQL
12 4 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 223 (17.38%) Selenium
2 176 (13.72%) HP UFT
3 167 (13.02%) JIRA
4 124 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 97 (7.56%) LoadRunner
6 95 (7.40%) Cucumber
7 61 (4.75%) JMeter
8 53 (4.13%) SpecFlow
9 46 (3.59%) WebDriver
10 42 (3.27%) Visual Studio
11 38 (2.96%) FitNesse
12 36 (2.81%) Jenkins
12 36 (2.81%) SoapUI
13 34 (2.65%) Maven
14 29 (2.26%) Toad
15 24 (1.87%) WinRunner
16 21 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
17 19 (1.48%) JUnit
18 17 (1.33%) TestNG
19 13 (1.01%) Firebug
General
1 471 (36.71%) Finance
2 141 (10.99%) Banking
3 82 (6.39%) Telecoms
4 67 (5.22%) Retail
5 27 (2.10%) Back Office
6 21 (1.64%) Marketing
7 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.48%) Front Office
9 17 (1.33%) Games
10 16 (1.25%) Publishing
10 16 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.62%) Local Government
14 6 (0.47%) Legal
15 5 (0.39%) Law
16 4 (0.31%) Electronics
17 2 (0.16%) Automotive
17 2 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 492 (38.35%) Test Manager
2 299 (23.30%) Analyst
3 240 (18.71%) Test Analyst
4 105 (8.18%) Tester
5 96 (7.48%) Test Leader
6 80 (6.24%) Test Engineer
7 77 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 71 (5.53%) QA Manager
9 54 (4.21%) Consultant
10 49 (3.82%) Senior Manager
11 46 (3.59%) QA Analyst
12 45 (3.51%) Programme Manager
12 45 (3.51%) Developer
13 43 (3.35%) Senior Test Analyst
14 39 (3.04%) Programme Test Manager
15 36 (2.81%) QA Engineer
16 35 (2.73%) Team Leader
17 34 (2.65%) Test Team Leader
17 34 (2.65%) Lead Test Analyst
17 34 (2.65%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (11.61%) .NET
2 73 (5.69%) Gherkin
3 72 (5.61%) Web Services
4 70 (5.46%) HTML
5 48 (3.74%) XML
6 46 (3.59%) SOAP
7 41 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 31 (2.42%) CSS
9 29 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 23 (1.79%) HTML5
11 19 (1.48%) Middleware
12 14 (1.09%) CSS3
13 10 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (0.70%) XBRL
14 9 (0.70%) J2EE
15 7 (0.55%) Flash
15 7 (0.55%) LAMP
16 6 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
17 5 (0.39%) JSON
17 5 (0.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.39%) Client/Server
3 55 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (3.90%) Derivative
6 41 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 39 (3.04%) Equities
8 31 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.87%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
11 16 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
12 14 (1.09%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.01%) User Experience
14 10 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
15 9 (0.70%) Statistics
15 9 (0.70%) FMCG
16 8 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
16 8 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.28%) Windows
2 91 (7.09%) UNIX
3 66 (5.14%) Linux
4 17 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.25%) Android
6 9 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.70%) AIX
7 6 (0.47%) Solaris
8 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.078%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.078%) HPUX
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (27.75%) Software Testing
3 326 (25.41%) Test Strategy
4 289 (22.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 260 (20.27%) Test Scripting
6 256 (19.95%) Test Automation
7 237 (18.47%) SDLC
8 220 (17.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 171 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 165 (12.86%) Automated Testing
11 164 (12.78%) Regression Testing
12 154 (12.00%) Project Management
13 124 (9.66%) System Testing
14 120 (9.35%) Test Planning
15 115 (8.96%) Mentoring
16 105 (8.18%) Scrum
17 100 (7.79%) ITIL
18 97 (7.56%) Waterfall
18 97 (7.56%) BDD
18 97 (7.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (19.33%) SQL
2 165 (12.86%) Java
3 159 (12.39%) C#
4 68 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 40 (3.12%) C
6 34 (2.65%) Python
7 33 (2.57%) C++
8 30 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.95%) Ruby
10 22 (1.71%) PHP
11 17 (1.33%) Perl
11 17 (1.33%) VBScript
12 15 (1.17%) VB
12 15 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.62%) JCL
15 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.31%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 369 (28.76%) ISTQB
2 360 (28.06%) ISEB
3 159 (12.39%) Degree
4 110 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 110 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 61 (4.75%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 27 (2.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 17 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.47%) CCSP
11 6 (0.47%) CCNP
11 6 (0.47%) CCDP
11 6 (0.47%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.39%) HNC
12 5 (0.39%) PMP
13 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (32.03%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) SLA
3 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) GxP
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.23%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 236 (18.39%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.64%) Nessus
2 21 (1.64%) Nmap
3 8 (0.62%) SCCM
4 7 (0.55%) Puppet
5 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 205 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 196 (15.28%) HP
3 116 (9.04%) Oracle
4 70 (5.46%) SAP
5 36 (2.81%) IBM
6 25 (1.95%) VMware
7 21 (1.64%) Coverity
8 14 (1.09%) Kofax
9 12 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.86%) Cisco
10 11 (0.86%) Citrix
11 9 (0.70%) BT
11 9 (0.70%) Google
11 9 (0.70%) F5
12 7 (0.55%) Capita
12 7 (0.55%) webMethods
12 7 (0.55%) Cognizant
12 7 (0.55%) BEA
13 6 (0.47%) Syclo
14 5 (0.39%) Green Hat
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 20-40% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum £70k - £95k + bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago