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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 95 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 0.092% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.11% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £53,750 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1174 903 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.98% 83.23% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 917 683 585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Brentwood - 5 - -
Basildon +9 3 - -
Colchester - 2 £53,750 - 2
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) QA
2 18 (62.07%) Finance
3 17 (58.62%) ISEB
4 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
5 14 (48.28%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
8 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (24.14%) Line Management
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) Banking
11 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.90%) HP
12 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
13 1 (3.45%) Selenium
13 1 (3.45%) Marketing
13 1 (3.45%) Degree
13 1 (3.45%) JIRA
13 1 (3.45%) Magento
13 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
13 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
13 1 (3.45%) People Management
13 1 (3.45%) Java

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Designer
2 9 (31.03%) Lead Designer
3 7 (24.14%) Test Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Test Manager
4 5 (17.24%) QA Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Line Management
4 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) ISEB
2 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (82.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft