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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 66 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 21 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.81% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
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
876 903 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 75.65% 80.05% 72.60%
Number of salaries quoted 657 703 612
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 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 30 September 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 30 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
Basildon +7 6 £63,750 -
Brentwood +4 5 £72,500 -
Thurrock - 1 - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (68.57%) QA
2 20 (57.14%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (40.00%) ISEB
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) SAP
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) PHP
10 4 (11.43%) JD Edwards
10 4 (11.43%) OO
10 4 (11.43%) CRM
10 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.43%) Marketing
10 4 (11.43%) Magento
10 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.43%) Line Management
11 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Software Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (11.43%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (11.43%) Magento
2 2 (5.71%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (2.86%) BASE24
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Designer
3 9 (25.71%) Lead Designer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Manager
6 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (8.57%) QA Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Manager
8 2 (5.71%) QA Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) ISEB
1 14 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (68.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft