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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 393 420 438
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 670 636 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 547 448 361
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,825 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
86640 90513 82524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71744 73516 68202
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 222 £55,000 -6.77% 22
South East +25 178 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Yorkshire +20 88 £37,500 -16.66% 18
North West +19 51 £50,000 +6.38% 9
South West -12 39 £45,000 +1.69% 7
East of England -7 37 £51,250 +0.49% 8
East Midlands +2 25 £52,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -7 23 £50,000 - 3
North East -8 4 £40,250 - 2
Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 492 (38.99%) Finance
2 457 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (29.24%) QA
4 360 (28.53%) ISTQB
5 354 (28.05%) Software Testing
6 348 (27.58%) ISEB
7 326 (25.83%) Test Strategy
8 311 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 247 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
10 243 (19.26%) SQL
11 232 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 231 (18.30%) Test Automation
13 227 (17.99%) Test Scripting
14 222 (17.59%) Selenium
15 214 (16.96%) SDLC
16 181 (14.34%) HP
17 178 (14.10%) JIRA
18 175 (13.87%) HP UFT
19 172 (13.63%) Microsoft
20 171 (13.55%) Automated Testing
21 167 (13.23%) Java
22 162 (12.84%) Regression Testing
23 161 (12.76%) Degree
24 158 (12.52%) Performance Testing
25 149 (11.81%) Project Management
26 148 (11.73%) Banking
27 136 (10.78%) System Testing
28 135 (10.70%) Test Planning
29 133 (10.54%) C#
30 123 (9.75%) .NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.82%) CMS
3 19 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (0.95%) JBoss
5 11 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.63%) CICS
7 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.48%) IIS
8 6 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.32%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) nginx
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (0.16%) SAP EP
12 1 (0.079%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.079%) Drupal
12 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.06%) MS Project
3 23 (1.82%) MS Office
4 14 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.79%) SPSS
6 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.079%) InDesign
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 16 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
4 14 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.40%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.32%) Endur
8 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.32%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.24%) Primavera
9 3 (0.24%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.74%) SaaS
2 6 (0.48%) Basecamp
2 6 (0.48%) Dropbox
3 4 (0.32%) Veeva
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) IaaS
5 1 (0.079%) PaaS
5 1 (0.079%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.74%) Firewall
2 20 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.19%) Internet
4 14 (1.11%) ATM
5 9 (0.71%) DNS
6 8 (0.63%) VoIP
6 8 (0.63%) DSL
7 7 (0.55%) EIGRP
7 7 (0.55%) X.21
7 7 (0.55%) IPsec
7 7 (0.55%) VLAN
7 7 (0.55%) PPP
7 7 (0.55%) SNMP
7 7 (0.55%) Broadband
7 7 (0.55%) ISDN
7 7 (0.55%) MPLS
7 7 (0.55%) OSPF
7 7 (0.55%) BGP
7 7 (0.55%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.90%) Big Data
4 20 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (0.87%) MySQL
8 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.71%) DB2
10 8 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.48%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.48%) Star Schema
12 5 (0.40%) OLTP
13 4 (0.32%) MS Access
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 222 (17.59%) Selenium
2 178 (14.10%) JIRA
3 175 (13.87%) HP UFT
4 90 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 89 (7.05%) LoadRunner
6 83 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 52 (4.12%) WebDriver
7 52 (4.12%) JMeter
8 43 (3.41%) SpecFlow
9 35 (2.77%) Jenkins
9 35 (2.77%) Maven
10 33 (2.61%) Visual Studio
11 32 (2.54%) SoapUI
12 28 (2.22%) Toad
13 27 (2.14%) FitNesse
14 23 (1.82%) Firebug
14 23 (1.82%) WinRunner
15 22 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
15 22 (1.74%) TestNG
16 17 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 492 (38.99%) Finance
2 148 (11.73%) Banking
3 83 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 69 (5.47%) Retail
5 22 (1.74%) Back Office
5 22 (1.74%) Marketing
6 19 (1.51%) Games
7 17 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 17 (1.35%) Publishing
8 13 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.95%) Front Office
10 10 (0.79%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.48%) Billing
13 5 (0.40%) Law
13 5 (0.40%) Legal
14 4 (0.32%) Electronics
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
15 3 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 480 (38.03%) Test Manager
2 315 (24.96%) Analyst
3 263 (20.84%) Test Analyst
4 103 (8.16%) Tester
5 97 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 74 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
7 70 (5.55%) QA Manager
7 70 (5.55%) Test Engineer
8 66 (5.23%) Consultant
9 50 (3.96%) Senior Test Analyst
10 48 (3.80%) Senior Manager
11 39 (3.09%) Programme Manager
11 39 (3.09%) Team Leader
12 38 (3.01%) Test Team Leader
12 38 (3.01%) Programme Test Manager
13 37 (2.93%) Developer
14 36 (2.85%) Lead Test Analyst
15 35 (2.77%) QA Analyst
16 34 (2.69%) Test Consultant
17 32 (2.54%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (9.75%) .NET
2 66 (5.23%) HTML
3 54 (4.28%) Web Services
3 54 (4.28%) Gherkin
4 43 (3.41%) XML
4 43 (3.41%) SOAP
5 36 (2.85%) ASP.NET
6 24 (1.90%) CSS
7 23 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 19 (1.51%) Middleware
9 17 (1.35%) HTML5
10 11 (0.87%) J2EE
10 11 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.63%) CSS3
12 7 (0.55%) Flash
13 6 (0.48%) jQuery
13 6 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.40%) Spring
14 5 (0.40%) Silverlight
14 5 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.39%) Client/Server
3 62 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (2.93%) Derivative
6 36 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 29 (2.30%) N-Tier
9 27 (2.14%) Equities
10 16 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
10 16 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
11 14 (1.11%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.79%) IVR
13 9 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.71%) User Experience
14 8 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (0.63%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 109 (8.64%) Windows
2 74 (5.86%) UNIX
3 58 (4.60%) Linux
4 18 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.35%) Android
6 10 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.55%) Solaris
8 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.16%) AIX
10 2 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.079%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.079%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (28.05%) Software Testing
3 326 (25.83%) Test Strategy
4 311 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 232 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 231 (18.30%) Test Automation
7 227 (17.99%) Test Scripting
8 214 (16.96%) SDLC
9 171 (13.55%) Automated Testing
10 162 (12.84%) Regression Testing
11 158 (12.52%) Performance Testing
12 149 (11.81%) Project Management
13 136 (10.78%) System Testing
14 135 (10.70%) Test Planning
15 104 (8.24%) ITIL
16 103 (8.16%) PRINCE2
17 99 (7.84%) Mentoring
18 98 (7.77%) Waterfall
19 96 (7.61%) Scrum
20 94 (7.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (19.26%) SQL
2 167 (13.23%) Java
3 133 (10.54%) C#
4 56 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 36 (2.85%) Python
6 35 (2.77%) C
7 31 (2.46%) C++
8 28 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.98%) Ruby
10 21 (1.66%) PHP
11 20 (1.58%) VBScript
12 17 (1.35%) VB
13 14 (1.11%) Perl
14 11 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.63%) JCL
16 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.48%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 360 (28.53%) ISTQB
2 348 (27.58%) ISEB
3 161 (12.76%) Degree
4 105 (8.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 92 (7.29%) Security Cleared
6 47 (3.72%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 18 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 17 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.71%) PMP
12 7 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.55%) CCSP
12 7 (0.55%) CCNP
12 7 (0.55%) CCDP
12 7 (0.55%) CEH
12 7 (0.55%) JNCIS
12 7 (0.55%) OSCP
12 7 (0.55%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (29.24%) QA
2 15 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.79%) SLA
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 1 (0.079%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.079%) EMIR
8 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 22 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.24%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 247 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.95%) Nessus
2 12 (0.95%) Nmap
3 9 (0.71%) SCCM
4 6 (0.48%) Puppet
5 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.079%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.079%) Ansible
Vendors
1 181 (14.34%) HP
2 172 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 110 (8.72%) Oracle
4 53 (4.20%) SAP
5 30 (2.38%) VMware
6 27 (2.14%) IBM
7 14 (1.11%) Cisco
7 14 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.03%) Google
9 12 (0.95%) Coverity
9 12 (0.95%) BT
10 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.63%) Kofax
11 8 (0.63%) BEA
11 8 (0.63%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.63%) F5
12 7 (0.55%) TSYS
13 6 (0.48%) Green Hat
13 6 (0.48%) Capita
13 6 (0.48%) Remedy
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum £70k - £95k + bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 27.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: £33,950 - £39,842, on experience, + bonus & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, Yorkshire
Arco
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: From £56,115 to £68,585 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
RMI International
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38551 - £47308 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago