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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank - 92 74
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
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
838 843 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.01% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 707 721 570
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,000
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 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP