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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 103 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 1.04% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £41,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
959 775 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.13% 80.90% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 700 847
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) People Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP