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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 300 378 337
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -41
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 159 88 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 135 66 88
Average salary £45,000 £44,908 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.20% -14.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
17452 18919 17651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.94% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13809 14984 14314
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Berkshire +13 41 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Hampshire +6 32 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 21 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +25 20 £40,000 -33.33% 4
East Sussex -7 15 £44,000 -2.02%
Oxfordshire +15 13 £44,000 +17.33%
Kent +22 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Sussex +7 4 £29,000 -35.55%
Home Counties - 2 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 149 (45.71%) Finance
2 142 (43.56%) HP Quality Center
3 123 (37.73%) ISTQB
3 123 (37.73%) ISEB
4 109 (33.44%) HP
5 108 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (32.52%) SQL
7 100 (30.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 94 (28.83%) Software Testing
9 88 (26.99%) Selenium
10 79 (24.23%) Test Scripting
11 71 (21.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 70 (21.47%) Test Automation
13 66 (20.25%) QA
14 59 (18.10%) Java
15 58 (17.79%) Test Strategy
16 56 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 56 (17.18%) Windows
17 52 (15.95%) Automated Testing
18 46 (14.11%) Regression Testing
18 46 (14.11%) C#
18 46 (14.11%) Mentoring
19 43 (13.19%) Project Management
20 42 (12.88%) Test Planning
21 41 (12.58%) Oracle
22 40 (12.27%) Performance Testing
23 38 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
24 37 (11.35%) Manual Testing
25 34 (10.43%) PRINCE2
25 34 (10.43%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (6.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (3.37%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (3.07%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.15%) MS Project
2 7 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.13%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.61%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.07%) DNS
2 10 (3.07%) Firewall
3 7 (2.15%) WAN
4 6 (1.84%) PPP
4 6 (1.84%) SNMP
4 6 (1.84%) ATM
4 6 (1.84%) Broadband
4 6 (1.84%) ISDN
4 6 (1.84%) MPLS
4 6 (1.84%) OSPF
4 6 (1.84%) BGP
4 6 (1.84%) DSL
4 6 (1.84%) EIGRP
4 6 (1.84%) VoIP
4 6 (1.84%) X.21
4 6 (1.84%) IPsec
4 6 (1.84%) VLAN
4 6 (1.84%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.15%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.84%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.84%) DataStage
5 6 (1.84%) SQLPlus
5 6 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.84%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.84%) DB2
5 6 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.61%) QlikView
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 100 (30.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 88 (26.99%) Selenium
3 34 (10.43%) LoadRunner
4 32 (9.82%) WebDriver
5 30 (9.20%) Toad
6 28 (8.59%) JIRA
7 25 (7.67%) TestNG
8 23 (7.06%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (5.52%) TestDirector
10 17 (5.21%) Cucumber
11 15 (4.60%) Firebug
12 14 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (4.29%) Eclipse
12 14 (4.29%) IntelliJ
12 14 (4.29%) JMeter
13 13 (3.99%) Visual Studio
14 11 (3.37%) Maven
14 11 (3.37%) SoapUI
14 11 (3.37%) Jenkins
15 10 (3.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (45.71%) Finance
2 33 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 32 (9.82%) Banking
4 15 (4.60%) Retail
5 7 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.15%) Advertising
6 6 (1.84%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (37.12%) Analyst
2 104 (31.90%) Test Manager
3 95 (29.14%) Test Analyst
4 43 (13.19%) Tester
5 31 (9.51%) Test Leader
6 21 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (5.52%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (4.91%) Team Leader
8 16 (4.91%) Software Tester
8 16 (4.91%) Test Team Leader
8 16 (4.91%) Consultant
9 15 (4.60%) Automation Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Oracle Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Test Consultant
11 12 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.37%) Lead Test Analyst
13 10 (3.07%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.29%) .NET
1 14 (4.29%) XML
2 13 (3.99%) HTML
3 11 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (2.45%) Web Services
5 6 (1.84%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.61%) jQuery
6 2 (0.61%) HTML5
6 2 (0.61%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.28%) Client/Server
3 26 (7.98%) N-Tier
4 13 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.37%) Replication
6 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.84%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.84%) Open Source
8 5 (1.53%) User Experience
9 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.23%) iSeries
10 3 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.92%) PACS
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) LIMS
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.61%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) DTV
11 2 (0.61%) New Media
11 2 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.18%) Windows
2 31 (9.51%) UNIX
3 15 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.15%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.84%) Linux
6 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.83%) Software Testing
3 79 (24.23%) Test Scripting
4 70 (21.47%) Test Automation
5 58 (17.79%) Test Strategy
6 56 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (15.95%) Automated Testing
8 46 (14.11%) Regression Testing
8 46 (14.11%) Mentoring
9 43 (13.19%) Project Management
10 42 (12.88%) Test Planning
11 40 (12.27%) Performance Testing
12 37 (11.35%) Manual Testing
13 34 (10.43%) PRINCE2
14 32 (9.82%) System Testing
15 26 (7.98%) Workflow
16 24 (7.36%) Integration Testing
16 24 (7.36%) Waterfall
17 20 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (6.13%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.52%) SQL
2 59 (18.10%) Java
3 46 (14.11%) C#
4 26 (7.98%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.29%) C
5 14 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.07%) VB
7 9 (2.76%) VBScript
8 4 (1.23%) R
8 4 (1.23%) RPG
9 3 (0.92%) VBA
9 3 (0.92%) XPath
10 2 (0.61%) Python
10 2 (0.61%) C++
10 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (37.73%) ISEB
1 123 (37.73%) ISTQB
2 71 (21.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 33 (10.12%) Security Cleared
4 26 (7.98%) Degree
5 19 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.84%) CCSP
8 6 (1.84%) CCNP
8 6 (1.84%) CCDP
8 6 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.84%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.92%) CEH
10 3 (0.92%) APMP
10 3 (0.92%) OSCP
10 3 (0.92%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (20.25%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) HL7
3 3 (0.92%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (3.37%) vSphere
2 5 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 142 (43.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (33.44%) HP
2 41 (12.58%) Oracle
3 24 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.91%) VMware
5 6 (1.84%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.84%) Cognos
5 6 (1.84%) Cisco
6 5 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.23%) Capita
7 4 (1.23%) Google
7 4 (1.23%) BEA
8 3 (0.92%) IBM
8 3 (0.92%) Progress
8 3 (0.92%) Symbian
8 3 (0.92%) F5
8 3 (0.92%) Remedy
9 2 (0.61%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.61%) SAP
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 16 days ago