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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 419 412 433
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 640 655 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 496 493 426
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.64%
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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +16 237 £55,000 - 41
Yorkshire +58 108 £35,000 +2.94% 14
South East -56 104 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East of England +8 57 £55,000 +37.50% 5
West Midlands +26 54 £40,000 +23.07% 10
South West -13 42 £35,750 -31.90% 6
North West -40 28 £32,500 -27.77% 7
North East +7 8 £40,500 +1.25% 5
East Midlands -7 4 £56,250 +48.02% 1
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 682 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (37.89%) QA
3 429 (32.57%) ISEB
4 428 (32.50%) Finance
5 374 (28.40%) Test Automation
6 366 (27.79%) Test Scripting
7 355 (26.96%) ISTQB
8 345 (26.20%) Software Testing
9 315 (23.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 312 (23.69%) Selenium
10 312 (23.69%) SQL
11 309 (23.46%) Test Strategy
12 276 (20.96%) HP
13 242 (18.38%) HP Quality Center
14 232 (17.62%) Microsoft
15 230 (17.46%) SDLC
16 224 (17.01%) Functional Testing
17 222 (16.86%) Java
18 220 (16.70%) Defect Management
19 209 (15.87%) Regression Testing
20 193 (14.65%) C#
21 189 (14.35%) HP UFT
22 176 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
23 166 (12.60%) .NET
24 164 (12.45%) Automated Testing
25 161 (12.22%) BDD
26 159 (12.07%) Cucumber
26 159 (12.07%) Test Planning
27 158 (12.00%) JIRA
28 146 (11.09%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.35%) CMS
3 22 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 18 (1.37%) SAS
5 8 (0.61%) Confluence
6 7 (0.53%) Node.js
7 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.23%) JBoss
10 3 (0.23%) MTS
11 2 (0.15%) IIS
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.076%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.076%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 136 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 87 (6.61%) MS Office
3 26 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.21%) MS Project
6 13 (0.99%) SPSS
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Mingle
9 1 (0.076%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.076%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) Markit EDM
1 17 (1.29%) Temenos T24
2 13 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.53%) Maximo
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.30%) BASE24
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.15%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Summit
9 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.076%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.076%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.14%) SaaS
2 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.46%) Office 365
5 5 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.05%) Internet
2 19 (1.44%) HTTP
3 18 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.06%) 2G
4 14 (1.06%) 3G
4 14 (1.06%) 4G
4 14 (1.06%) VoIP
5 10 (0.76%) LAN
5 10 (0.76%) M3UA
5 10 (0.76%) SCCP
5 10 (0.76%) SCTP
5 10 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (0.76%) SMPP
5 10 (0.76%) TCAP
5 10 (0.76%) WAN
6 9 (0.68%) Network Security
6 9 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 8 (0.61%) INAP
7 8 (0.61%) RANAP
8 7 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.20%) QlikView
5 28 (2.13%) Big Data
6 27 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.44%) Data Mining
9 18 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.84%) MySQL
13 9 (0.68%) GIS
14 8 (0.61%) OLTP
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
16 4 (0.30%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.30%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.30%) Impala
16 4 (0.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 312 (23.69%) Selenium
2 189 (14.35%) HP UFT
3 176 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (12.07%) Cucumber
5 158 (12.00%) JIRA
6 100 (7.59%) LoadRunner
7 86 (6.53%) Jenkins
8 77 (5.85%) JMeter
9 74 (5.62%) Visual Studio
9 74 (5.62%) WebDriver
10 66 (5.01%) SoapUI
11 65 (4.94%) SpecFlow
12 44 (3.34%) FitNesse
13 35 (2.66%) Hudson
13 35 (2.66%) Maven
14 34 (2.58%) JUnit
15 33 (2.51%) Git (software)
16 24 (1.82%) TestNG
17 23 (1.75%) Bugzilla
18 18 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 428 (32.50%) Finance
2 134 (10.17%) Banking
3 75 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 72 (5.47%) Retail
5 33 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.43%) Legal
7 28 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.82%) Marketing
9 22 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.29%) Back Office
11 16 (1.21%) Games
12 13 (0.99%) Law
12 13 (0.99%) Local Government
13 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.68%) Electronics
14 9 (0.68%) Front Office
15 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.53%) Advertising
16 7 (0.53%) Billing
17 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 346 (26.27%) Test Manager
2 329 (24.98%) Analyst
3 249 (18.91%) Test Analyst
4 181 (13.74%) Tester
5 158 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 153 (11.62%) Test Engineer
7 75 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
8 65 (4.94%) QA Engineer
9 59 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
9 59 (4.48%) QA Analyst
10 58 (4.40%) Software Tester
11 55 (4.18%) QA Manager
11 55 (4.18%) Senior Test Analyst
12 51 (3.87%) Test Automation Engineer
13 50 (3.80%) Automation Tester
14 49 (3.72%) Programme Test Manager
14 49 (3.72%) Team Leader
14 49 (3.72%) Test Programme Manager
15 48 (3.64%) Programme Manager
16 47 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (12.60%) .NET
2 97 (7.37%) Web Services
3 94 (7.14%) XML
4 79 (6.00%) HTML
5 64 (4.86%) Gherkin
6 60 (4.56%) Middleware
7 57 (4.33%) SOAP
8 37 (2.81%) CSS
9 30 (2.28%) ASP.NET
10 25 (1.90%) Behat
11 20 (1.52%) JSON
12 19 (1.44%) HTML5
13 16 (1.21%) J2EE
13 16 (1.21%) LAMP
14 14 (1.06%) REST
15 12 (0.91%) XBRL
16 11 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (0.84%) jQuery
17 10 (0.76%) .NET Framework
18 7 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 142 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.23%) Client/Server
3 63 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 54 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.66%) Derivative
7 34 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (2.51%) N-Tier
9 28 (2.13%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.44%) Equities
11 18 (1.37%) Statistics
11 18 (1.37%) User Experience
12 16 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.21%) RIA
13 15 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.14%) Social Network
14 14 (1.06%) Smart Meter
15 11 (0.84%) Fintech
15 11 (0.84%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 139 (10.55%) Windows
2 96 (7.29%) Unix
3 87 (6.61%) Linux
4 24 (1.82%) Android
5 22 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.91%) AIX
8 7 (0.53%) Kali Linux
9 5 (0.38%) Solaris
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.15%) HPUX
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.076%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (28.40%) Test Automation
3 366 (27.79%) Test Scripting
4 345 (26.20%) Software Testing
5 315 (23.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 309 (23.46%) Test Strategy
7 230 (17.46%) SDLC
8 224 (17.01%) Functional Testing
9 220 (16.70%) Defect Management
10 209 (15.87%) Regression Testing
11 164 (12.45%) Automated Testing
12 161 (12.22%) BDD
13 159 (12.07%) Test Planning
14 146 (11.09%) Non-Functional Testing
15 143 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 141 (10.71%) Project Management
17 140 (10.63%) Scrum
18 132 (10.02%) Performance Testing
19 131 (9.95%) Mentoring
20 117 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 312 (23.69%) SQL
2 222 (16.86%) Java
3 193 (14.65%) C#
4 70 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.56%) Ruby
6 56 (4.25%) C
6 56 (4.25%) C++
7 48 (3.64%) Python
8 40 (3.04%) PHP
9 29 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.90%) VBScript
11 20 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.21%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.06%) VB
15 9 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.46%) Perl
16 6 (0.46%) XPath
17 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.076%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 429 (32.57%) ISEB
2 355 (26.96%) ISTQB
3 145 (11.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 126 (9.57%) Degree
5 114 (8.66%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.72%) SC Cleared
7 37 (2.81%) DV Cleared
8 34 (2.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 29 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 17 (1.29%) CITP
11 10 (0.76%) HP ASE
12 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.46%) CHECK Team Leader
14 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.30%) MBA
15 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.15%) HNC
16 2 (0.15%) IBM Certification
16 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (37.89%) QA
2 16 (1.21%) SLA
3 12 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.84%) SDET
5 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.38%) GAMP
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.38%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.30%) COSO
7 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.30%) GCP
7 4 (0.30%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.15%) Basel II
9 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.076%) DICOM
10 1 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.30%) HDFS
4 3 (0.23%) Docker
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 242 (18.38%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.21%) Nessus
2 16 (1.21%) Nmap
3 7 (0.53%) Puppet
3 7 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.15%) Netcool
5 2 (0.15%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.15%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 276 (20.96%) HP
2 232 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 126 (9.57%) Oracle
4 73 (5.54%) SAP
5 59 (4.48%) IBM
6 42 (3.19%) Citrix
7 24 (1.82%) webMethods
8 22 (1.67%) Green Hat
9 16 (1.21%) Coverity
10 13 (0.99%) Capita
11 11 (0.84%) Sophos
12 9 (0.68%) Cisco
13 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.53%) Informatica
13 7 (0.53%) Syclo
14 6 (0.46%) BT
14 6 (0.46%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.46%) Kofax
14 6 (0.46%) MKS
14 6 (0.46%) Rally
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Car allowance + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £66000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Open RS
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58,000 - 80,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £47500 - £62000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago