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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 390 436 396
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 693 508 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.64% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 488 371 524
Average salary £46,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.15% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -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
87806 79197 86082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.80% 79.57% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70655 65397 73602
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
London +1 212 £59,000 +7.27% 20
South East +84 208 £40,000 -19.59% 17
Yorkshire -35 77 £37,500 +10.29% 11
South West +16 58 £39,500 -12.22% 7
East of England 0 47 £50,500 +18.82% 5
North West -9 44 £47,000 +12.57% 6
East Midlands -21 25 £35,000 -20.45% 2
West Midlands -12 17 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North East -5 5 - - 2
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 480 (37.21%) Finance
2 472 (36.59%) QA
3 429 (33.26%) Software Testing
4 427 (33.10%) ISEB
5 378 (29.30%) HP Quality Center
6 329 (25.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 322 (24.96%) SQL
8 290 (22.48%) ISTQB
9 283 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
10 281 (21.78%) HP
11 280 (21.71%) Test Strategy
12 261 (20.23%) Selenium
13 254 (19.69%) Test Automation
14 245 (18.99%) QuickTest Pro
15 212 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 204 (15.81%) Test Scripting
17 179 (13.88%) Microsoft
18 165 (12.79%) Regression Testing
19 161 (12.48%) Security Cleared
20 159 (12.33%) Degree
21 157 (12.17%) Scrum
22 142 (11.01%) Project Management
22 142 (11.01%) Automated Testing
23 133 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
24 132 (10.23%) Windows
25 128 (9.92%) C#
26 127 (9.84%) SQL Server
27 124 (9.61%) .NET
27 124 (9.61%) XML
27 124 (9.61%) Waterfall

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.09%) IIS
3 13 (1.01%) CMS
4 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (0.62%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.31%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.078%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 92 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.19%) MS Office
3 31 (2.40%) MS Project
4 18 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.70%) InDesign
6 9 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 32 (2.48%) SAP FI
2 29 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 29 (2.25%) SAP CO
3 10 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
4 8 (0.62%) VisionPLUS
5 7 (0.54%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.078%) BASE24
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.078%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.078%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.63%) SaaS
2 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.31%) GitHub
4 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.078%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.78%) Internet
2 13 (1.01%) HTTP
3 11 (0.85%) Firewall
4 7 (0.54%) MVNO
5 6 (0.47%) FTP
6 5 (0.39%) LAN
6 5 (0.39%) SSL
6 5 (0.39%) Network Security
7 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.23%) WAN
8 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.23%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) 3G
9 2 (0.16%) LTE
9 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.16%) SAN
10 1 (0.078%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.56%) DB2
4 30 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.94%) SQLPlus
8 23 (1.78%) DataStage
8 23 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
8 23 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
9 22 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.32%) MySQL
12 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.31%) MS Access
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 261 (20.23%) Selenium
2 245 (18.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 133 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 121 (9.38%) JIRA
5 91 (7.05%) Cucumber
6 66 (5.12%) WebDriver
7 65 (5.04%) SpecFlow
8 64 (4.96%) Visual Studio
9 59 (4.57%) LoadRunner
10 50 (3.88%) FitNesse
11 45 (3.49%) JMeter
12 35 (2.71%) Toad
12 35 (2.71%) TestDirector
13 31 (2.40%) Subversion
14 26 (2.02%) TestNG
15 25 (1.94%) JUnit
16 21 (1.63%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.24%) Ant
17 16 (1.24%) TeamCity
18 15 (1.16%) SilkPerformer
General
1 480 (37.21%) Finance
2 121 (9.38%) Banking
3 111 (8.60%) Retail
4 89 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.95%) Marketing
6 37 (2.87%) Publishing
7 26 (2.02%) Games
7 26 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.94%) Advertising
9 18 (1.40%) Back Office
10 15 (1.16%) Front Office
11 11 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.85%) Legal
12 10 (0.78%) Billing
12 10 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.62%) Law
14 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 501 (38.84%) Test Manager
2 293 (22.71%) Analyst
3 261 (20.23%) Test Analyst
4 125 (9.69%) Tester
5 95 (7.36%) Consultant
6 79 (6.12%) QA Manager
7 70 (5.43%) Test Leader
8 65 (5.04%) Team Leader
8 65 (5.04%) Test Consultant
9 63 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
10 59 (4.57%) Programme Manager
11 56 (4.34%) Test Engineer
12 55 (4.26%) Programme Test Manager
13 52 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
13 52 (4.03%) Agile Test Analyst
14 49 (3.80%) Software Tester
15 47 (3.64%) QA Analyst
16 44 (3.41%) QA Test Manager
17 41 (3.18%) Senior Manager
18 38 (2.95%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (9.61%) .NET
1 124 (9.61%) XML
2 105 (8.14%) SOAP
3 103 (7.98%) Web Services
4 59 (4.57%) XSD
5 58 (4.50%) WSDL
6 50 (3.88%) HTML
7 37 (2.87%) ASP.NET
8 33 (2.56%) CSS
9 18 (1.40%) J2EE
9 18 (1.40%) jQuery
10 17 (1.32%) WCF
11 16 (1.24%) XML Messaging
12 14 (1.09%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (0.93%) CSS3
14 12 (0.93%) LINQ
15 11 (0.85%) ODBC
16 10 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 38 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.48%) Client/Server
4 29 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 28 (2.17%) Open Source
5 28 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 28 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 20 (1.55%) Life Science
7 20 (1.55%) Statistics
8 18 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.85%) FMCG
10 11 (0.85%) Derivative
11 9 (0.70%) Copywriting
12 7 (0.54%) Chemistry
12 7 (0.54%) Biology
12 7 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 132 (10.23%) Windows
2 89 (6.90%) UNIX
3 65 (5.04%) Linux
4 32 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.63%) Solaris
6 15 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 15 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.93%) Debian
9 12 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.78%) Android
10 10 (0.78%) CentOS
11 7 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.078%) AIX
13 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (33.26%) Software Testing
2 329 (25.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 283 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (21.71%) Test Strategy
5 254 (19.69%) Test Automation
6 212 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 204 (15.81%) Test Scripting
8 165 (12.79%) Regression Testing
9 157 (12.17%) Scrum
10 142 (11.01%) Automated Testing
10 142 (11.01%) Project Management
11 124 (9.61%) Waterfall
12 106 (8.22%) Performance Testing
13 94 (7.29%) System Testing
14 91 (7.05%) PRINCE2
15 89 (6.90%) TDD
16 84 (6.51%) Risk Management
17 83 (6.43%) Migration
18 78 (6.05%) ITIL
18 78 (6.05%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 322 (24.96%) SQL
2 128 (9.92%) C#
3 109 (8.45%) Java
4 58 (4.50%) PL/SQL
5 51 (3.95%) C++
6 34 (2.64%) JavaScript
6 34 (2.64%) PHP
7 32 (2.48%) VBScript
8 27 (2.09%) VB
8 27 (2.09%) Shell Script
9 26 (2.02%) Python
10 24 (1.86%) Ruby
11 20 (1.55%) C
12 15 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.09%) ABAP
14 9 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.62%) Perl
16 6 (0.47%) VBA
17 5 (0.39%) R
17 5 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 427 (33.10%) ISEB
2 290 (22.48%) ISTQB
3 161 (12.48%) Security Cleared
4 159 (12.33%) Degree
5 114 (8.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 100 (7.75%) SC Cleared
7 36 (2.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 25 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
9 18 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.78%) OSCP
10 10 (0.78%) OSCE
10 10 (0.78%) CEH
10 10 (0.78%) CISM
10 10 (0.78%) CISSP
11 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.70%) CCNP
12 7 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.54%) PMP
12 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.54%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (36.59%) QA
2 23 (1.78%) SLA
3 12 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.078%) TickIT
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.85%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.078%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 378 (29.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 281 (21.78%) HP
2 179 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 99 (7.67%) Oracle
4 83 (6.43%) SAP
5 33 (2.56%) VMware
6 30 (2.33%) IBM
7 27 (2.09%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.86%) Cognos
9 20 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.40%) Adobe
11 13 (1.01%) Cerillion
12 11 (0.85%) Fujitsu
13 9 (0.70%) Telerik
14 8 (0.62%) SunGard
15 7 (0.54%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.54%) Temenos
16 6 (0.47%) NetApp
16 6 (0.47%) Capita
17 5 (0.39%) Charles River
17 5 (0.39%) JD Edwards
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent Source Global
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago