The table below looks at the statistics for TMap skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TMap over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management Approach (TMap)
Rank 867 846 860
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing TMap 5 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.009% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £16,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
TMap
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 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
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%

TMap
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TMap across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TMap Jobs Demand Trend in England

TMap
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TMap across the England region.

TMap Salary Trend in England

TMap
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TMap within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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
London -31 4 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

TMap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TMap 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 TMap.

1 44 (97.78%) QA
1 44 (97.78%) Software Testing
2 39 (86.67%) HP
3 31 (68.89%) Finance
4 27 (60.00%) Test Management
4 27 (60.00%) Publishing
5 26 (57.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 26 (57.78%) SAP CO
5 26 (57.78%) SAP FI
5 26 (57.78%) SAP
5 26 (57.78%) MS Office
5 26 (57.78%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (37.78%) ISEB
6 17 (37.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
8 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (28.89%) System Testing
8 13 (28.89%) LoadRunner
8 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
8 13 (28.89%) ABAP
9 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.44%) Retail
12 2 (4.44%) Ruby
13 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (2.22%) TDD

TMap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TMap 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 TMap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (57.78%) SAP FI
1 26 (57.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 26 (57.78%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 27 (60.00%) Publishing
3 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Consultant
1 30 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) UAT Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (28.89%) Performance Test Consultant
3 13 (28.89%) UAT Test Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Performance Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Software Testing
2 27 (60.00%) Test Management
3 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
4 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
4 13 (28.89%) System Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) QMS
6 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.22%) BDD
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
6 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) ABAP
2 2 (4.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISEB
1 17 (37.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (97.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) HP
2 26 (57.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Cognizant