The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 69 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.66% 1.06% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.27% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
Test Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 628 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.49% 83.07% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 400 524 368
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Management
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Management
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Street +13 3 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
6 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (44.44%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) QA
7 3 (33.33%) Selenium
7 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
7 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
7 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (33.33%) SilkTest
7 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (33.33%) UNIX
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) SilkTest
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XBRL
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft