The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 90 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £71,250
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.64%
Test Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
986 889 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.55% 85.98% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 861 795 835
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Kent

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 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
(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
Chatham - 1 £50,000 -
West Malling - 1 £62,500 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft