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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 220 334 364
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 253 94 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 211 71 55
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
17582 16505 17534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.90% 78.13% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13562 13492 14845
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +49 73 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Surrey +31 52 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Hampshire +26 51 £42,500 -19.04% 7
West Sussex +16 36 £59,250 +18.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 23 £45,000 -2.70% 7
East Sussex -10 19 £37,500 -11.76%
Oxfordshire +4 4 £50,000 -20.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 171 (49.57%) HP Quality Center
2 163 (47.25%) SQL
3 158 (45.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 156 (45.22%) Finance
5 147 (42.61%) ISEB
6 138 (40.00%) HP
7 132 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (33.62%) Selenium
9 108 (31.30%) Test Automation
10 104 (30.14%) Software Testing
11 96 (27.83%) ISTQB
12 84 (24.35%) Windows
13 79 (22.90%) Test Scripting
14 71 (20.58%) Regression Testing
14 71 (20.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 66 (19.13%) Oracle
16 65 (18.84%) QA
17 63 (18.26%) UNIX
18 62 (17.97%) Test Strategy
19 58 (16.81%) Automated Testing
20 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
21 53 (15.36%) Security Cleared
22 52 (15.07%) PL/SQL
23 51 (14.78%) Web Services
23 51 (14.78%) Test Planning
24 49 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (14.20%) Java
25 47 (13.62%) Manual Testing
26 46 (13.33%) SC Cleared
26 46 (13.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) IIS
2 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) MS Office
2 4 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SAP WM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.16%) LAN
2 4 (1.16%) WAN
3 3 (0.87%) FTP
3 3 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) MVNO
5 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.72%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (8.12%) RDBMS
3 28 (8.12%) DataStage
3 28 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (8.12%) Oracle Exadata
4 27 (7.83%) Oracle ODI
4 27 (7.83%) SQLPlus
4 27 (7.83%) DB2
5 17 (4.93%) MySQL
6 13 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 158 (45.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 116 (33.62%) Selenium
3 46 (13.33%) JIRA
4 42 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (11.59%) WebDriver
6 38 (11.01%) JMeter
7 34 (9.86%) Toad
8 27 (7.83%) Cucumber
9 25 (7.25%) TestDirector
10 20 (5.80%) LoadRunner
10 20 (5.80%) TestNG
11 17 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (4.93%) Ant
12 16 (4.64%) JUnit
12 16 (4.64%) SoapUI
13 14 (4.06%) Subversion
14 11 (3.19%) FitNesse
14 11 (3.19%) SpecFlow
15 10 (2.90%) Selenium IDE
15 10 (2.90%) SilkPerformer
General
1 156 (45.22%) Finance
2 40 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 36 (10.43%) Banking
4 23 (6.67%) Retail
5 20 (5.80%) Advertising
6 11 (3.19%) Billing
7 8 (2.32%) Front Office
7 8 (2.32%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (35.94%) Test Manager
2 82 (23.77%) Analyst
3 70 (20.29%) Test Analyst
4 57 (16.52%) Tester
5 35 (10.14%) Software Tester
6 29 (8.41%) Test Leader
7 27 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (7.54%) Senior Tester
8 26 (7.54%) QA Analyst
9 19 (5.51%) Test Engineer
10 18 (5.22%) Senior Software Tester
11 17 (4.93%) Test Team Leader
11 17 (4.93%) Team Leader
12 16 (4.64%) Senior Test Analyst
13 14 (4.06%) Programme Manager
13 14 (4.06%) Programme Test Manager
14 13 (3.77%) Consultant
15 12 (3.48%) Support Engineer
15 12 (3.48%) QA Test Analyst
16 11 (3.19%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.78%) Web Services
2 33 (9.57%) XML
3 21 (6.09%) XSD
3 21 (6.09%) SOAP
3 21 (6.09%) WSDL
4 17 (4.93%) J2EE
5 12 (3.48%) .NET
6 9 (2.61%) HTML
6 9 (2.61%) ODBC
7 8 (2.32%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.87%) EDI
8 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.87%) CSS
9 2 (0.58%) XSL
9 2 (0.58%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 29 (8.41%) N-Tier
4 28 (8.12%) Mainframe
5 27 (7.83%) Client/Server
6 24 (6.96%) Life Science
7 17 (4.93%) Visualisation
8 15 (4.35%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.90%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.03%) Chemistry
11 7 (2.03%) Biology
12 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.74%) iPad
13 5 (1.45%) Open Source
14 3 (0.87%) FMCG
15 2 (0.58%) User Experience
15 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
16 1 (0.29%) LIMS
16 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.35%) Windows
2 63 (18.26%) UNIX
3 44 (12.75%) Linux
4 30 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (6.96%) Solaris
6 17 (4.93%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.45%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) CentOS
10 2 (0.58%) Debian
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (31.30%) Test Automation
3 104 (30.14%) Software Testing
4 79 (22.90%) Test Scripting
5 71 (20.58%) Regression Testing
6 62 (17.97%) Test Strategy
7 58 (16.81%) Automated Testing
8 51 (14.78%) Test Planning
9 47 (13.62%) Manual Testing
10 44 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (10.72%) Validation
12 34 (9.86%) Waterfall
13 28 (8.12%) Mentoring
13 28 (8.12%) ETL
13 28 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (8.12%) Integration Testing
14 27 (7.83%) Data Validation
15 25 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.96%) System Testing
16 24 (6.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (47.25%) SQL
2 52 (15.07%) PL/SQL
3 49 (14.20%) Java
4 21 (6.09%) C#
5 20 (5.80%) Shell Script
6 16 (4.64%) VBScript
7 14 (4.06%) Python
8 11 (3.19%) PHP
9 7 (2.03%) VB
10 6 (1.74%) R
11 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.58%) Perl
13 1 (0.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 147 (42.61%) ISEB
2 96 (27.83%) ISTQB
3 71 (20.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (15.36%) Security Cleared
5 46 (13.33%) Degree
5 46 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.93%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CEH
10 2 (0.58%) OSCP
10 2 (0.58%) OSCE
11 1 (0.29%) CISM
11 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (18.84%) QA
2 11 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.90%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 171 (49.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (40.00%) HP
2 66 (19.13%) Oracle
3 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.12%) Cognos
4 28 (8.12%) VMware
5 27 (7.83%) Business Objects
6 13 (3.77%) Fujitsu
7 8 (2.32%) SunGard
8 7 (2.03%) IBM
8 7 (2.03%) NetApp
9 5 (1.45%) SAP
10 4 (1.16%) Capita
11 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.29%) Remedy
12 1 (0.29%) Green Hat
12 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.29%) Cisco
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £5.5k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago