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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 371 398 409
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 669 598 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.76% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 510 432 502
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 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 30 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
(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 -22 230 £55,000 -8.33% 29
South East +18 160 £42,500 - 15
North West +35 81 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire -26 57 £32,500 -4.41% 10
East of England +8 53 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South West +2 45 £55,000 +29.41% 15
West Midlands -9 15 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East Midlands +3 14 £38,000 -34.19%
North East - 4 £40,000 - 3
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 591 (41.80%) Finance
2 562 (39.75%) ISEB
3 553 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
4 481 (34.02%) ISTQB
5 439 (31.05%) Software Testing
6 403 (28.50%) QA
7 402 (28.43%) Test Strategy
8 367 (25.95%) HP Quality Center
9 364 (25.74%) SQL
10 320 (22.63%) HP
11 316 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 302 (21.36%) Test Automation
13 283 (20.01%) Selenium
14 266 (18.81%) QuickTest Pro
15 255 (18.03%) Test Scripting
16 217 (15.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 217 (15.35%) Test Planning
17 210 (14.85%) Regression Testing
18 198 (14.00%) Microsoft
19 190 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 180 (12.73%) Automated Testing
21 169 (11.95%) JIRA
22 162 (11.46%) Banking
23 159 (11.24%) Waterfall
24 155 (10.96%) Performance Testing
25 144 (10.18%) Oracle
26 141 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
27 140 (9.90%) Project Management
28 134 (9.48%) Windows
29 133 (9.41%) Mentoring

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.85%) CMS
2 12 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.64%) IIS
6 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.21%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.14%) Apache
10 2 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.14%) Lync
10 2 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 103 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.26%) MS Office
3 21 (1.49%) MS Project
4 14 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 20 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
6 13 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
6 13 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.14%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.071%) Magento
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.49%) SaaS
2 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.13%) WAN
1 16 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (0.99%) LAN
3 12 (0.85%) MVNO
4 10 (0.71%) Internet
5 7 (0.50%) HTTP
6 6 (0.42%) DNS
7 5 (0.35%) VoIP
7 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.35%) Wireless
8 4 (0.28%) Firewall
8 4 (0.28%) ISDN
8 4 (0.28%) Network Security
9 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.21%) SAN
9 3 (0.21%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) MPLS
10 2 (0.14%) OSPF
10 2 (0.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 31 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.63%) DB2
7 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.56%) DataStage
8 22 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 21 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
9 21 (1.49%) SQLPlus
10 18 (1.27%) MySQL
11 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.28%) QlikView
14 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 283 (20.01%) Selenium
2 266 (18.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 169 (11.95%) JIRA
4 141 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 94 (6.65%) WebDriver
6 87 (6.15%) LoadRunner
7 81 (5.73%) JMeter
8 73 (5.16%) Cucumber
9 57 (4.03%) JUnit
10 50 (3.54%) Visual Studio
11 44 (3.11%) TestNG
12 42 (2.97%) Toad
13 33 (2.33%) SoapUI
14 32 (2.26%) SpecFlow
15 26 (1.84%) Jenkins
16 24 (1.70%) eggPlant
17 20 (1.41%) Bugzilla
17 20 (1.41%) SilkPerformer
17 20 (1.41%) FitNesse
18 19 (1.34%) TestDirector
General
1 591 (41.80%) Finance
2 162 (11.46%) Banking
3 123 (8.70%) Retail
4 85 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 27 (1.91%) Billing
7 23 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.49%) Advertising
9 17 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.13%) Marketing
11 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.71%) Legal
12 10 (0.71%) Publishing
13 9 (0.64%) Games
14 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.28%) Law
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
15 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 546 (38.61%) Test Manager
2 366 (25.88%) Analyst
3 326 (23.06%) Test Analyst
4 130 (9.19%) Tester
5 110 (7.78%) Team Leader
6 103 (7.28%) Test Leader
7 100 (7.07%) Test Team Leader
8 84 (5.94%) Consultant
9 72 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
10 68 (4.81%) Senior Test Analyst
11 67 (4.74%) Test Consultant
12 66 (4.67%) Test Engineer
13 50 (3.54%) Programme Manager
14 47 (3.32%) Programme Test Manager
15 44 (3.11%) Software Tester
16 41 (2.90%) QA Manager
17 39 (2.76%) Senior Manager
18 38 (2.69%) Senior Test Engineer
19 36 (2.55%) Senior Tester
20 28 (1.98%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.60%) .NET
2 62 (4.38%) Web Services
3 51 (3.61%) SOAP
4 43 (3.04%) XML
5 40 (2.83%) HTML
6 24 (1.70%) WSDL
7 21 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 21 (1.49%) XSD
8 20 (1.41%) CSS
9 19 (1.34%) Middleware
10 14 (0.99%) J2EE
11 12 (0.85%) Gherkin
12 8 (0.57%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.57%) JMS
13 5 (0.35%) Java EE
13 5 (0.35%) DOM
14 4 (0.28%) jQuery
14 4 (0.28%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.47%) Open Source
4 46 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 45 (3.18%) Statistics
6 35 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 27 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.20%) Derivative
11 16 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.92%) User Experience
13 10 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.71%) Life Science
13 10 (0.71%) Replication
13 10 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.64%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.42%) PMI
15 6 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (0.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.48%) Windows
2 92 (6.51%) UNIX
3 80 (5.66%) Linux
4 34 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.56%) Solaris
8 20 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 13 (0.92%) Android
10 11 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (0.50%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.35%) AIX
15 4 (0.28%) HPUX
15 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.28%) Debian
15 4 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (31.05%) Software Testing
3 402 (28.43%) Test Strategy
4 316 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 302 (21.36%) Test Automation
6 255 (18.03%) Test Scripting
7 217 (15.35%) Test Planning
8 210 (14.85%) Regression Testing
9 190 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 180 (12.73%) Automated Testing
11 159 (11.24%) Waterfall
12 155 (10.96%) Performance Testing
13 140 (9.90%) Project Management
14 133 (9.41%) Mentoring
15 127 (8.98%) PRINCE2
16 126 (8.91%) Integration Testing
17 120 (8.49%) Scrum
18 111 (7.85%) Manual Testing
19 108 (7.64%) System Testing
20 90 (6.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 364 (25.74%) SQL
2 109 (7.71%) C#
3 95 (6.72%) Java
4 58 (4.10%) Python
5 53 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 44 (3.11%) C++
7 32 (2.26%) C
8 31 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 24 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.41%) VBScript
11 17 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.20%) VB
12 16 (1.13%) Ruby
13 14 (0.99%) Perl
14 13 (0.92%) R
14 13 (0.92%) PHP
15 12 (0.85%) VBA
16 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 562 (39.75%) ISEB
2 481 (34.02%) ISTQB
3 217 (15.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 128 (9.05%) Degree
5 89 (6.29%) Security Cleared
6 51 (3.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 51 (3.61%) SC Cleared
7 39 (2.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 19 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.71%) PMP
12 4 (0.28%) CISM
12 4 (0.28%) CISSP
12 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.28%) CEH
12 4 (0.28%) OSCP
12 4 (0.28%) OSCE
13 3 (0.21%) Brainbench
14 2 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (28.50%) QA
2 29 (2.05%) SLA
3 14 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.21%) COBIT
5 3 (0.21%) HL7
5 3 (0.21%) DICOM
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.071%) EMIR
6 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.071%) FATCA
6 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.13%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.78%) vSphere
5 8 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 367 (25.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 320 (22.63%) HP
2 198 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 144 (10.18%) Oracle
4 65 (4.60%) VMware
5 29 (2.05%) IBM
6 28 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 22 (1.56%) Cognos
8 20 (1.41%) SAP
9 15 (1.06%) Fujitsu
10 13 (0.92%) Murex
11 10 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.64%) Capita
13 8 (0.57%) NetApp
13 8 (0.57%) Citrix
13 8 (0.57%) Green Hat
14 7 (0.50%) Perforce
15 6 (0.42%) BT
16 5 (0.35%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.35%) Calypso
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £26,000 to c£32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago