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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 374 450 401
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -49
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 726 488 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 540 385 506
Average salary £45,750 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.50% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
86490 81595 87043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.34% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69851 67651 73993
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
(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
South East +142 266 £42,500 -15.00% 28
London -31 175 £59,000 +7.27% 16
Yorkshire -9 76 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West +32 63 £39,500 +41.07% 10
North West -12 50 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +5 48 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands -3 24 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -17 16 £45,000 +69.81% 2
North East -4 9 £52,500 +96.26% 3
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 552 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (39.10%) Finance
3 477 (34.79%) ISEB
4 442 (32.24%) QA
5 439 (32.02%) Software Testing
6 404 (29.47%) HP Quality Center
7 360 (26.26%) SQL
8 338 (24.65%) ISTQB
9 332 (24.22%) HP
10 321 (23.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 301 (21.95%) Test Strategy
12 287 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
13 277 (20.20%) Selenium
14 272 (19.84%) Test Automation
15 235 (17.14%) Test Scripting
16 203 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 197 (14.37%) Microsoft
18 186 (13.57%) Test Planning
19 178 (12.98%) Regression Testing
20 167 (12.18%) Security Cleared
21 160 (11.67%) Automated Testing
22 155 (11.31%) Degree
23 150 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 148 (10.80%) Windows
25 145 (10.58%) Scrum
26 144 (10.50%) Project Management
26 144 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
27 142 (10.36%) Waterfall
28 138 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
28 138 (10.07%) Banking

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 57 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 13 (0.95%) IIS
4 11 (0.80%) CMS
4 11 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.44%) Confluence
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.073%) Lync
10 1 (0.073%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.073%) SAS
Applications
1 93 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.57%) MS Office
3 26 (1.90%) MS Project
4 16 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.58%) InDesign
6 8 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.073%) Maya
Business Applications
1 25 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 22 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Magento
6 3 (0.22%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.073%) TRIRIGA
8 1 (0.073%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.073%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.073%) BASE24
8 1 (0.073%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.97%) SaaS
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.29%) GitHub
4 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.68%) Internet
2 11 (0.80%) MVNO
3 10 (0.73%) HTTP
3 10 (0.73%) Firewall
4 9 (0.66%) LAN
5 7 (0.51%) WAN
6 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.36%) Network Security
7 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.36%) Wireless
7 5 (0.36%) SAN
8 4 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.15%) 3G
10 2 (0.15%) LTE
11 1 (0.073%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.073%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 39 (2.84%) DB2
4 34 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 31 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (2.19%) DataStage
7 30 (2.19%) SQLPlus
7 30 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 29 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
9 23 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.39%) MySQL
11 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.29%) MS Access
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 287 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 277 (20.20%) Selenium
3 144 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 125 (9.12%) JIRA
5 88 (6.42%) Cucumber
6 83 (6.05%) WebDriver
7 69 (5.03%) LoadRunner
8 68 (4.96%) SpecFlow
9 63 (4.60%) Visual Studio
9 63 (4.60%) JMeter
10 51 (3.72%) FitNesse
11 42 (3.06%) Toad
12 34 (2.48%) TestDirector
13 32 (2.33%) TestNG
14 31 (2.26%) JUnit
15 28 (2.04%) Subversion
16 27 (1.97%) SoapUI
17 24 (1.75%) SilkPerformer
18 20 (1.46%) Ant
19 18 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 536 (39.10%) Finance
2 138 (10.07%) Banking
3 112 (8.17%) Retail
4 98 (7.15%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.06%) Marketing
6 30 (2.19%) Advertising
7 26 (1.90%) Publishing
8 23 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.24%) Games
10 15 (1.09%) Back Office
11 14 (1.02%) Front Office
11 14 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.02%) Billing
12 10 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.66%) Legal
14 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.36%) Law
16 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 540 (39.39%) Test Manager
2 305 (22.25%) Analyst
3 274 (19.99%) Test Analyst
4 125 (9.12%) Tester
5 104 (7.59%) Consultant
6 81 (5.91%) Test Leader
7 77 (5.62%) Test Consultant
8 72 (5.25%) QA Manager
9 71 (5.18%) Team Leader
10 67 (4.89%) Test Team Leader
11 58 (4.23%) Test Engineer
12 54 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 54 (3.94%) Programme Manager
13 51 (3.72%) Programme Test Manager
14 49 (3.57%) Software Tester
14 49 (3.57%) QA Analyst
15 43 (3.14%) Agile Test Analyst
16 41 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
16 41 (2.99%) Project Manager
17 40 (2.92%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (8.83%) XML
2 116 (8.46%) .NET
3 101 (7.37%) SOAP
4 100 (7.29%) Web Services
5 57 (4.16%) XSD
6 56 (4.08%) WSDL
7 55 (4.01%) HTML
8 34 (2.48%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.41%) CSS
10 23 (1.68%) J2EE
11 18 (1.31%) jQuery
12 17 (1.24%) WCF
13 16 (1.17%) XML Messaging
13 16 (1.17%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.09%) CSS3
15 13 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (0.88%) LINQ
16 12 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 10 (0.73%) Middleware
17 10 (0.73%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 33 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 33 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 33 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 30 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.97%) Open Source
8 25 (1.82%) Life Science
9 21 (1.53%) Statistics
10 19 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.95%) User Experience
12 13 (0.95%) Derivative
13 10 (0.73%) FMCG
14 8 (0.58%) Copywriting
15 7 (0.51%) Chemistry
15 7 (0.51%) Biology
15 7 (0.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 148 (10.80%) Windows
2 112 (8.17%) UNIX
3 89 (6.49%) Linux
4 43 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.12%) Solaris
7 25 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.68%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.88%) Debian
10 12 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.73%) CentOS
13 7 (0.51%) Android
14 5 (0.36%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (32.02%) Software Testing
3 321 (23.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 301 (21.95%) Test Strategy
5 272 (19.84%) Test Automation
6 235 (17.14%) Test Scripting
7 203 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 186 (13.57%) Test Planning
9 178 (12.98%) Regression Testing
10 160 (11.67%) Automated Testing
11 145 (10.58%) Scrum
12 144 (10.50%) Project Management
13 142 (10.36%) Waterfall
14 122 (8.90%) Performance Testing
15 111 (8.10%) Manual Testing
16 103 (7.51%) Mentoring
17 101 (7.37%) System Testing
18 100 (7.29%) Migration
19 97 (7.08%) PRINCE2
20 96 (7.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (26.26%) SQL
2 119 (8.68%) C#
3 114 (8.32%) Java
4 71 (5.18%) PL/SQL
5 50 (3.65%) C++
6 33 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 32 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 32 (2.33%) VBScript
8 31 (2.26%) PHP
8 31 (2.26%) Python
9 23 (1.68%) VB
10 21 (1.53%) Ruby
11 19 (1.39%) C
12 13 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.88%) ABAP
13 12 (0.88%) VBA
14 10 (0.73%) Perl
15 8 (0.58%) R
16 6 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 477 (34.79%) ISEB
2 338 (24.65%) ISTQB
3 167 (12.18%) Security Cleared
4 155 (11.31%) Degree
5 150 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 100 (7.29%) SC Cleared
7 45 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.80%) CISM
10 11 (0.80%) CISSP
11 10 (0.73%) CEH
11 10 (0.73%) OSCP
11 10 (0.73%) OSCE
12 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.58%) CCNP
14 7 (0.51%) Brainbench
15 6 (0.44%) PMP
15 6 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (32.24%) QA
2 22 (1.60%) SLA
3 13 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 11 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.073%) HDFS
5 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.073%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 404 (29.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 332 (24.22%) HP
2 197 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.39%) Oracle
4 65 (4.74%) SAP
5 49 (3.57%) VMware
6 34 (2.48%) IBM
7 31 (2.26%) Business Objects
8 30 (2.19%) Cognos
9 28 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.31%) Fujitsu
11 17 (1.24%) Adobe
12 13 (0.95%) Cerillion
13 11 (0.80%) NetApp
14 7 (0.51%) Capita
14 7 (0.51%) SunGard
15 6 (0.44%) Citrix
16 5 (0.36%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.36%) JD Edwards
16 5 (0.36%) Charles River
16 5 (0.36%) Perforce
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £3700.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Salary: £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000, DOE Per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago