The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 82 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 19 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 0.80% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.94% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -8.05%
Test Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1021 1064 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.71% 84.98% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 765 867 653
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Management
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Essex

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Essex

Test Management
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 13 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
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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
Colchester -10 9 £55,000 -18.51%
Brentwood 0 4 £40,000 -50.00%
Chelmsford - 3 £60,000 -
Hockley - 3 - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
2 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
3 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 14 (53.85%) LoadRunner
4 11 (42.31%) SDLC
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (38.46%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) SAP
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
8 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Law
9 6 (23.08%) Legal
10 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (19.23%) QA
10 5 (19.23%) Release Management
11 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Line Management
11 4 (15.38%) XML Messaging
11 4 (15.38%) MS Office
11 4 (15.38%) XML
12 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
2 14 (53.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Law
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Team Leader
2 11 (42.31%) Test Leader
2 11 (42.31%) Test Team Leader
3 10 (38.46%) Technical Leader
3 10 (38.46%) Technical Team Leader
4 9 (34.62%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
6 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) XML
1 4 (15.38%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (42.31%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Release Management
6 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle