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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 370 439 395
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -44
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 725 505 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 534 378 526
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
87394 80699 88080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.00% 81.13% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 70405 66847 75264
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +107 250 £40,000 -20.00% 22
London -30 185 £59,000 +7.27% 15
Yorkshire -15 79 £37,500 +7.14% 10
South West +17 61 £39,500 -12.22% 12
North West -14 54 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -14 46 £50,000 +14.28% 7
East Midlands -13 24 £35,000 -20.45%
West Midlands -3 19 £51,500 +58.46% 2
North East -1 7 £52,500 +94.44% 2
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 561 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (38.18%) Finance
3 465 (34.14%) QA
4 463 (33.99%) ISEB
5 444 (32.60%) Software Testing
6 400 (29.37%) HP Quality Center
7 354 (25.99%) SQL
8 330 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 325 (23.86%) ISTQB
10 311 (22.83%) HP
11 309 (22.69%) Test Strategy
12 281 (20.63%) Selenium
13 274 (20.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 274 (20.12%) Test Automation
14 233 (17.11%) Test Scripting
15 206 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 190 (13.95%) Microsoft
17 185 (13.58%) Test Planning
18 182 (13.36%) Regression Testing
19 169 (12.41%) Security Cleared
20 165 (12.11%) Degree
21 157 (11.53%) Automated Testing
22 154 (11.31%) Windows
23 153 (11.23%) Scrum
24 144 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
25 143 (10.50%) Project Management
26 138 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
27 133 (9.77%) Banking
28 132 (9.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
29 131 (9.62%) Waterfall

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 13 (0.95%) IIS
4 11 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (0.73%) CMS
6 7 (0.51%) Confluence
6 7 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.073%) Lync
12 1 (0.073%) SAS
12 1 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.073%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 97 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.89%) MS Office
3 30 (2.20%) MS Project
4 16 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.66%) InDesign
6 9 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
6 9 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) Maya
Business Applications
1 30 (2.20%) SAP FI
2 27 (1.98%) SAP CO
2 27 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
4 8 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
5 7 (0.51%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.29%) Magento
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.22%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.073%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.073%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.76%) SaaS
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.29%) GitHub
4 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.84%) Internet
2 13 (0.95%) HTTP
3 9 (0.66%) MVNO
4 8 (0.59%) Firewall
5 7 (0.51%) LAN
6 6 (0.44%) FTP
7 5 (0.37%) Network Security
7 5 (0.37%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.37%) WAN
7 5 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.37%) Wireless
8 3 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.15%) 3G
9 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) LTE
10 1 (0.073%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.073%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.64%) DB2
4 32 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (2.06%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.06%) SQLPlus
7 27 (1.98%) DataStage
7 27 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
8 26 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
9 24 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.25%) MySQL
11 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.29%) MS Access
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 281 (20.63%) Selenium
2 274 (20.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 144 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 123 (9.03%) JIRA
5 93 (6.83%) Cucumber
6 78 (5.73%) WebDriver
7 70 (5.14%) LoadRunner
8 66 (4.85%) SpecFlow
9 62 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 58 (4.26%) JMeter
11 51 (3.74%) FitNesse
12 40 (2.94%) Toad
13 33 (2.42%) TestDirector
14 31 (2.28%) Subversion
15 30 (2.20%) JUnit
15 30 (2.20%) TestNG
16 26 (1.91%) SoapUI
17 23 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
18 19 (1.40%) Ant
19 16 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 520 (38.18%) Finance
2 133 (9.77%) Banking
3 114 (8.37%) Retail
4 95 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.01%) Marketing
6 33 (2.42%) Publishing
7 28 (2.06%) Advertising
8 26 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.47%) Games
10 18 (1.32%) Back Office
11 15 (1.10%) Front Office
12 13 (0.95%) Billing
13 12 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.81%) Legal
15 8 (0.59%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Local Government
16 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 539 (39.57%) Test Manager
2 300 (22.03%) Analyst
3 266 (19.53%) Test Analyst
4 132 (9.69%) Tester
5 102 (7.49%) Consultant
6 76 (5.58%) QA Manager
7 74 (5.43%) Test Consultant
8 73 (5.36%) Test Leader
9 71 (5.21%) Team Leader
10 68 (4.99%) Test Team Leader
11 62 (4.55%) Test Engineer
11 62 (4.55%) Programme Manager
12 58 (4.26%) Programme Test Manager
13 55 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
14 52 (3.82%) Software Tester
15 49 (3.60%) QA Analyst
16 44 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
17 42 (3.08%) QA Test Manager
17 42 (3.08%) Senior Tester
18 39 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (9.10%) XML
2 116 (8.52%) .NET
3 102 (7.49%) SOAP
4 101 (7.42%) Web Services
5 57 (4.19%) XSD
6 56 (4.11%) WSDL
7 52 (3.82%) HTML
8 35 (2.57%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.42%) CSS
10 21 (1.54%) J2EE
11 18 (1.32%) jQuery
12 17 (1.25%) WCF
13 16 (1.17%) XML Messaging
13 16 (1.17%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.03%) CSS3
15 13 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (0.88%) LINQ
16 12 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (0.81%) ODBC
18 10 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.64%) Client/Server
4 33 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.35%) N-Tier
6 31 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.28%) Mathematics
7 30 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 27 (1.98%) Open Source
9 23 (1.69%) Life Science
10 21 (1.54%) Statistics
11 20 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.95%) User Experience
13 13 (0.95%) Derivative
14 9 (0.66%) FMCG
14 9 (0.66%) Copywriting
14 9 (0.66%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.51%) Chemistry
15 7 (0.51%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 154 (11.31%) Windows
2 109 (8.00%) UNIX
3 85 (6.24%) Linux
4 40 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.98%) Solaris
7 23 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 18 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.95%) Android
12 12 (0.88%) Debian
12 12 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.73%) CentOS
14 7 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.37%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (32.60%) Software Testing
3 330 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 309 (22.69%) Test Strategy
5 274 (20.12%) Test Automation
6 233 (17.11%) Test Scripting
7 206 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 185 (13.58%) Test Planning
9 182 (13.36%) Regression Testing
10 157 (11.53%) Automated Testing
11 153 (11.23%) Scrum
12 143 (10.50%) Project Management
13 131 (9.62%) Waterfall
14 119 (8.74%) Performance Testing
15 110 (8.08%) Mentoring
16 102 (7.49%) Manual Testing
16 102 (7.49%) System Testing
17 98 (7.20%) Migration
18 95 (6.98%) PRINCE2
19 94 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 354 (25.99%) SQL
2 125 (9.18%) C#
3 117 (8.59%) Java
4 68 (4.99%) PL/SQL
5 53 (3.89%) C++
6 33 (2.42%) VBScript
7 32 (2.35%) Python
7 32 (2.35%) PHP
7 32 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 31 (2.28%) JavaScript
9 24 (1.76%) VB
10 23 (1.69%) C
11 22 (1.62%) Ruby
12 15 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.03%) ABAP
14 11 (0.81%) VBA
14 11 (0.81%) Perl
15 7 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.44%) R
17 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 463 (33.99%) ISEB
2 325 (23.86%) ISTQB
3 169 (12.41%) Security Cleared
4 165 (12.11%) Degree
5 132 (9.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 102 (7.49%) SC Cleared
7 43 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (1.62%) ISEB Practitioner
9 20 (1.47%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.73%) CISM
10 10 (0.73%) CISSP
10 10 (0.73%) CEH
10 10 (0.73%) OSCP
10 10 (0.73%) OSCE
11 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.66%) CCNP
12 7 (0.51%) Brainbench
12 7 (0.51%) PMP
12 7 (0.51%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (34.14%) QA
2 24 (1.76%) SLA
3 12 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.37%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.073%) GxP
8 1 (0.073%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.40%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 400 (29.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.15%) nmon
2 2 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 311 (22.83%) HP
2 190 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 117 (8.59%) Oracle
4 76 (5.58%) SAP
5 45 (3.30%) VMware
6 32 (2.35%) IBM
7 29 (2.13%) Business Objects
8 28 (2.06%) Cognos
9 27 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.32%) Adobe
11 15 (1.10%) Fujitsu
12 13 (0.95%) Cerillion
13 9 (0.66%) Telerik
13 9 (0.66%) NetApp
14 8 (0.59%) SunGard
14 8 (0.59%) Capita
15 6 (0.44%) Temenos
16 5 (0.37%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.37%) Citrix
16 5 (0.37%) Cognizant
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum basic + bonus (up to 36%) +++
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + medical insurance,pension,Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago