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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 81 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.87% 0.80% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.01% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £52,750 £41,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.34% +19.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
811 894 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.89% 79.47% 70.50%
Number of salaries quoted 642 729 671
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +5 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Thurrock - 2 - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (54.05%) QA
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) SAP
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
6 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) VisionPLUS
7 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
7 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.92%) ISEB
7 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) Temenos
8 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
8 6 (16.22%) Stress Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Temenos T24
9 5 (13.51%) Magento
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (13.51%) Marketing
9 5 (13.51%) JD Edwards
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) Java
9 5 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (13.51%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) CRM
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle CRM

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (21.62%) VisionPLUS
2 6 (16.22%) Temenos T24
3 5 (13.51%) Magento
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.70%) BASE24
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Test Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
3 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Lead Designer
4 2 (5.41%) QA Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
5 6 (16.22%) Stress Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
1 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Temenos
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) JD Edwards
4 3 (8.11%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft