The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 249 333 371
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 208 89 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 173 60 51
Average salary £40,000 £49,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.59% +21.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
Test Management
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17719 16206 17322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.53% 76.26% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13707 13145 14666
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 the South East

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Management
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Management Salary Trend in the South East

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +29 62 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Surrey +17 42 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Hampshire +3 35 £36,000 -28.00% 5
West Sussex +21 33 £58,500 +30.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 20 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex -14 19 £37,500 -11.76%
Oxfordshire -7 2 £50,000 -31.03% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 147 (50.69%) HP Quality Center
2 134 (46.21%) SQL
2 134 (46.21%) Finance
3 132 (45.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 127 (43.79%) ISEB
5 114 (39.31%) HP
6 102 (35.17%) Selenium
7 92 (31.72%) Software Testing
8 90 (31.03%) Test Automation
9 79 (27.24%) ISTQB
10 71 (24.48%) Windows
11 69 (23.79%) Test Scripting
12 68 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (20.00%) QA
14 56 (19.31%) Regression Testing
15 54 (18.62%) Test Strategy
16 52 (17.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 51 (17.59%) Microsoft
17 51 (17.59%) Oracle
18 50 (17.24%) UNIX
19 48 (16.55%) Security Cleared
20 44 (15.17%) SC Cleared
20 44 (15.17%) PL/SQL
20 44 (15.17%) Web Services
21 43 (14.83%) Automated Testing
22 42 (14.48%) Java
23 41 (14.14%) SQL Server
24 40 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
24 40 (13.79%) Degree
25 39 (13.45%) JIRA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.03%) CMS
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.69%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.76%) MS Office
2 4 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.48%) SaaS
2 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
2 3 (1.03%) FTP
3 2 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.93%) Oracle Exadata
3 23 (7.93%) Oracle ODI
3 23 (7.93%) DB2
3 23 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (7.93%) DataStage
3 23 (7.93%) SQLPlus
3 23 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.24%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.52%) MySQL
6 10 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 132 (45.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 102 (35.17%) Selenium
3 39 (13.45%) JIRA
3 39 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (11.38%) WebDriver
5 31 (10.69%) JMeter
6 30 (10.34%) Toad
7 25 (8.62%) TestDirector
8 24 (8.28%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.86%) TestNG
10 13 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (4.48%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.48%) Subversion
10 13 (4.48%) LoadRunner
10 13 (4.48%) Ant
10 13 (4.48%) JUnit
11 10 (3.45%) FitNesse
11 10 (3.45%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.10%) TestComplete
12 9 (3.10%) SilkTest
General
1 134 (46.21%) Finance
2 32 (11.03%) Telecoms
3 29 (10.00%) Banking
4 19 (6.55%) Retail
5 17 (5.86%) Advertising
6 8 (2.76%) Front Office
6 8 (2.76%) Back Office
6 8 (2.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (36.55%) Test Manager
2 70 (24.14%) Analyst
3 58 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 49 (16.90%) Tester
5 28 (9.66%) Software Tester
6 27 (9.31%) Test Leader
7 25 (8.62%) QA Analyst
7 25 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 20 (6.90%) Senior Tester
9 16 (5.52%) Test Engineer
10 14 (4.83%) Test Team Leader
10 14 (4.83%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (4.83%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.48%) Senior Software Tester
12 11 (3.79%) Programme Manager
12 11 (3.79%) QA Test Analyst
12 11 (3.79%) Senior QA Analyst
12 11 (3.79%) Programme Test Manager
13 10 (3.45%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.17%) Web Services
2 34 (11.72%) XML
3 20 (6.90%) XSD
3 20 (6.90%) SOAP
3 20 (6.90%) WSDL
4 15 (5.17%) .NET
5 13 (4.48%) J2EE
6 11 (3.79%) HTML
7 9 (3.10%) ODBC
8 6 (2.07%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.72%) CSS
10 4 (1.38%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.03%) WinForms
11 3 (1.03%) Ajax
11 3 (1.03%) EDI
12 2 (0.69%) J2ME
12 2 (0.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.31%) Mathematics
2 25 (8.62%) N-Tier
3 23 (7.93%) Mainframe
4 22 (7.59%) Client/Server
5 20 (6.90%) Life Science
6 14 (4.83%) Mobile App
7 13 (4.48%) Visualisation
8 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.76%) Open Source
11 7 (2.41%) Chemistry
11 7 (2.41%) Biology
12 6 (2.07%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.72%) iPad
14 3 (1.03%) FMCG
15 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
16 1 (0.34%) LIMS
16 1 (0.34%) Statistics
16 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.48%) Windows
2 50 (17.24%) UNIX
3 31 (10.69%) Linux
4 25 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (5.86%) Solaris
6 13 (4.48%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.72%) Windows NT
7 5 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) Debian
9 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.72%) Software Testing
2 90 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 69 (23.79%) Test Scripting
4 68 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (19.31%) Regression Testing
6 54 (18.62%) Test Strategy
7 43 (14.83%) Automated Testing
8 40 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (12.41%) Manual Testing
10 30 (10.34%) Validation
10 30 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 23 (7.93%) ETL
11 23 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.93%) Data Validation
11 23 (7.93%) Integration Testing
12 22 (7.59%) System Testing
12 22 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (7.24%) Workflow
14 18 (6.21%) Automation Testing
15 17 (5.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 134 (46.21%) SQL
2 44 (15.17%) PL/SQL
3 42 (14.48%) Java
4 20 (6.90%) C#
5 16 (5.52%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.14%) PHP
6 12 (4.14%) VBScript
7 11 (3.79%) Python
8 8 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.41%) VB
10 5 (1.72%) R
11 3 (1.03%) PHP5
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 127 (43.79%) ISEB
2 79 (27.24%) ISTQB
3 52 (17.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 48 (16.55%) Security Cleared
5 44 (15.17%) SC Cleared
6 40 (13.79%) Degree
7 16 (5.52%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (2.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.69%) CEH
11 2 (0.69%) OSCP
11 2 (0.69%) OSCE
12 1 (0.34%) CISM
12 1 (0.34%) CISSP
12 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (20.00%) QA
2 9 (3.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 147 (50.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (39.31%) HP
2 51 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.59%) Oracle
3 23 (7.93%) Business Objects
3 23 (7.93%) Cognos
4 21 (7.24%) VMware
5 9 (3.10%) Fujitsu
6 8 (2.76%) SunGard
7 7 (2.41%) IBM
8 4 (1.38%) NetApp
8 4 (1.38%) SAP
9 3 (1.03%) Capita
10 1 (0.34%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.34%) Remedy
10 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + medical insurance,pension,Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £4,202 to £53,718 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago