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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 277 306 333
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 177 142 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.78% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 73
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
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
17225 18278 16937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.91% 80.63% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 14357 13801
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,450 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Buckinghamshire +29 41 £51,000 +13.33%
Hampshire +19 39 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Berkshire +10 36 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Surrey +13 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire - 18 £40,000 -
West Sussex -19 9 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 165 (48.82%) Finance
2 106 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.81%) Selenium
4 92 (27.22%) Software Testing
5 89 (26.33%) HP Quality Center
6 87 (25.74%) QA
6 87 (25.74%) HP UFT
7 77 (22.78%) ISTQB
7 77 (22.78%) Test Strategy
8 75 (22.19%) SQL
9 73 (21.60%) HP
10 71 (21.01%) Test Automation
11 67 (19.82%) Java
12 65 (19.23%) Test Scripting
12 65 (19.23%) JIRA
13 61 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (17.75%) ISEB
15 57 (16.86%) Automated Testing
15 57 (16.86%) SDLC
16 56 (16.57%) Performance Testing
17 50 (14.79%) Mentoring
18 49 (14.50%) Project Management
19 45 (13.31%) Regression Testing
19 45 (13.31%) Microsoft
20 43 (12.72%) Security Cleared
20 43 (12.72%) Manual Testing
21 42 (12.43%) Degree
21 42 (12.43%) C#
21 42 (12.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 39 (11.54%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (5.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.59%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.30%) Lync
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) CICS
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.78%) MS Project
3 5 (1.48%) MS Office
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.62%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (4.14%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.59%) Summit
4 2 (0.59%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.59%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.59%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.25%) Firewall
2 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.78%) Network Security
4 4 (1.18%) PPP
4 4 (1.18%) SNMP
4 4 (1.18%) X.21
4 4 (1.18%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (1.18%) DNS
4 4 (1.18%) ATM
4 4 (1.18%) Broadband
4 4 (1.18%) ISDN
4 4 (1.18%) VoIP
4 4 (1.18%) Wireless
4 4 (1.18%) IPsec
4 4 (1.18%) VLAN
4 4 (1.18%) MPLS
4 4 (1.18%) OSPF
4 4 (1.18%) BGP
4 4 (1.18%) DSL
4 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.89%) Big Data
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.59%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 94 (27.81%) Selenium
2 87 (25.74%) HP UFT
3 65 (19.23%) JIRA
4 24 (7.10%) Maven
5 23 (6.80%) WebDriver
6 21 (6.21%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.21%) TestNG
6 21 (6.21%) Jenkins
7 19 (5.62%) Toad
7 19 (5.62%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (5.33%) LoadRunner
9 17 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.85%) Eclipse
10 13 (3.85%) IntelliJ
10 13 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.85%) Firebug
11 12 (3.55%) JMeter
12 11 (3.25%) Subversion
12 11 (3.25%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.37%) SoapUI
General
1 165 (48.82%) Finance
2 33 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.51%) Banking
4 9 (2.66%) Retail
5 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.89%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (37.57%) Test Manager
2 102 (30.18%) Analyst
3 81 (23.96%) Test Analyst
4 38 (11.24%) Tester
5 27 (7.99%) Consultant
6 17 (5.03%) Software Tester
7 16 (4.73%) Test Engineer
8 14 (4.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 14 (4.14%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (4.14%) QA Manager
8 14 (4.14%) Business Developer
8 14 (4.14%) Applications Developer
8 14 (4.14%) Developer
9 13 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
9 13 (3.85%) Test Leader
10 12 (3.55%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (3.55%) Automation Analyst
10 12 (3.55%) Security Manager
10 12 (3.55%) Product Manager
10 12 (3.55%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.03%) HTML
1 17 (5.03%) Gherkin
2 15 (4.44%) .NET
3 11 (3.25%) XML
4 7 (2.07%) Web Services
5 5 (1.48%) HTML5
6 4 (1.18%) Middleware
7 3 (0.89%) CSS
8 2 (0.59%) SAP TM
8 2 (0.59%) jQuery
9 1 (0.30%) SOAP
9 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.30%) J2EE
9 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.92%) Client/Server
1 20 (5.92%) N-Tier
2 15 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.78%) Physics
4 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.18%) User Experience
6 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.89%) Replication
7 3 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.89%) DTV
8 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.59%) iSeries
8 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.54%) Windows
2 26 (7.69%) UNIX
3 13 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.22%) Software Testing
3 77 (22.78%) Test Strategy
4 71 (21.01%) Test Automation
5 65 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 61 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (16.86%) Automated Testing
7 57 (16.86%) SDLC
8 56 (16.57%) Performance Testing
9 50 (14.79%) Mentoring
10 49 (14.50%) Project Management
11 45 (13.31%) Regression Testing
12 43 (12.72%) Manual Testing
13 31 (9.17%) System Testing
14 30 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.88%) Test Planning
15 29 (8.58%) Scrum
16 26 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (7.69%) BDD
17 24 (7.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.19%) SQL
2 67 (19.82%) Java
3 42 (12.43%) C#
4 19 (5.62%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.85%) Python
6 10 (2.96%) VB
6 10 (2.96%) C
7 9 (2.66%) VBScript
8 7 (2.07%) PHP
8 7 (2.07%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.78%) Perl
9 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.89%) Ruby
10 3 (0.89%) XPath
10 3 (0.89%) RPG
11 2 (0.59%) C++
11 2 (0.59%) ABAP
11 2 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.30%) JCL
12 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (22.78%) ISTQB
2 60 (17.75%) ISEB
3 43 (12.72%) Security Cleared
4 42 (12.43%) Degree
4 42 (12.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.18%) CCSP
9 4 (1.18%) CCNP
9 4 (1.18%) CCDP
9 4 (1.18%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.89%) CEH
10 3 (0.89%) OSCP
10 3 (0.89%) OSCE
11 2 (0.59%) CCA
12 1 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (25.74%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.48%) SLA
4 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.89%) vSphere
2 3 (0.89%) Firmware
2 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 89 (26.33%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.55%) Nessus
2 12 (3.55%) Nmap
3 9 (2.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (21.60%) HP
2 45 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.06%) Oracle
4 16 (4.73%) SAP
5 12 (3.55%) Coverity
6 8 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.37%) BEA
7 7 (2.07%) VMware
8 6 (1.78%) BT
9 5 (1.48%) F5
10 4 (1.18%) Capita
10 4 (1.18%) Google
10 4 (1.18%) Progress
10 4 (1.18%) Cisco
11 3 (0.89%) IBM
11 3 (0.89%) Symbian
11 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.89%) Remedy
12 2 (0.59%) McAfee
12 2 (0.59%) Apple
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago