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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 285 312 324
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 161 108 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 128 79 92
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,715 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +5.21%
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
16728 16906 16604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.26% 80.53% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13481 13263 13781
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 £29,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 +6 52 £46,500 +6.28% 5
Surrey +24 34 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Hampshire +11 34 £35,000 -31.70% 4
East Sussex -19 15 £39,500 -11.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 11 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Oxfordshire 0 7 £42,500 -27.65%
West Sussex +5 6 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Kent +7 1 £47,500 -33.33% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 181 (46.29%) HP Quality Center
2 172 (43.99%) ISEB
3 164 (41.94%) Finance
4 150 (38.36%) ISTQB
5 148 (37.85%) SQL
6 144 (36.83%) HP
7 139 (35.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 126 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (28.64%) Software Testing
10 107 (27.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 96 (24.55%) Selenium
12 88 (22.51%) Test Automation
13 81 (20.72%) Test Scripting
14 80 (20.46%) Windows
15 78 (19.95%) QA
16 76 (19.44%) Automated Testing
17 71 (18.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 70 (17.90%) Regression Testing
19 65 (16.62%) Test Strategy
20 58 (14.83%) Oracle
21 56 (14.32%) Manual Testing
22 54 (13.81%) Test Planning
23 53 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (12.02%) Java
24 47 (12.02%) Telecoms
25 46 (11.76%) C#
26 44 (11.25%) JIRA
26 44 (11.25%) WebDriver
27 43 (11.00%) Security Cleared
27 43 (11.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (2.81%) Lotus Domino
2 11 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.02%) IIS
4 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.81%) WAN
3 8 (2.05%) MVNO
3 8 (2.05%) LAN
4 7 (1.79%) DNS
5 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (0.77%) IPsec
6 3 (0.77%) Firewall
6 3 (0.77%) VLAN
6 3 (0.77%) VoIP
6 3 (0.77%) ATM
6 3 (0.77%) Broadband
6 3 (0.77%) ISDN
6 3 (0.77%) X.21
6 3 (0.77%) MPLS
6 3 (0.77%) OSPF
6 3 (0.77%) BGP
6 3 (0.77%) DSL
6 3 (0.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.60%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (4.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 16 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.09%) DataStage
6 15 (3.84%) SQLPlus
6 15 (3.84%) DB2
6 15 (3.84%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.28%) MySQL
9 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 139 (35.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 96 (24.55%) Selenium
3 44 (11.25%) JIRA
3 44 (11.25%) WebDriver
4 41 (10.49%) LoadRunner
5 30 (7.67%) Toad
6 27 (6.91%) TestNG
7 25 (6.39%) JMeter
8 21 (5.37%) Cucumber
9 17 (4.35%) TestDirector
9 17 (4.35%) SoapUI
10 16 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (4.09%) JUnit
11 14 (3.58%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (3.07%) WinRunner
13 10 (2.56%) Firebug
13 10 (2.56%) Visual Studio
14 9 (2.30%) Eclipse
14 9 (2.30%) IntelliJ
14 9 (2.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 164 (41.94%) Finance
2 47 (12.02%) Telecoms
3 43 (11.00%) Banking
4 30 (7.67%) Retail
5 12 (3.07%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.81%) Advertising
7 10 (2.56%) Billing
8 8 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (32.48%) Analyst
2 123 (31.46%) Test Manager
3 109 (27.88%) Test Analyst
4 51 (13.04%) Tester
5 41 (10.49%) Test Leader
6 28 (7.16%) Software Tester
7 25 (6.39%) Consultant
7 25 (6.39%) Test Team Leader
7 25 (6.39%) Team Leader
8 20 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
8 20 (5.12%) Test Consultant
9 19 (4.86%) Senior Test Analyst
10 15 (3.84%) Automation Analyst
11 13 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.32%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.32%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (3.07%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
14 10 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.86%) Web Services
2 11 (2.81%) .NET
2 11 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (2.56%) XML
4 7 (1.79%) HTML
5 6 (1.53%) Gherkin
6 5 (1.28%) J2EE
7 2 (0.51%) SOAP
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) XSD
8 1 (0.26%) WSDL
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.97%) Client/Server
3 37 (9.46%) N-Tier
4 16 (4.09%) Mainframe
5 14 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.07%) Replication
7 10 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.79%) Open Source
10 5 (1.28%) User Experience
10 5 (1.28%) Life Science
10 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.02%) LIMS
12 3 (0.77%) PACS
12 3 (0.77%) iSeries
13 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.51%) New Media
13 2 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.46%) Windows
2 38 (9.72%) UNIX
3 27 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (6.91%) Linux
4 13 (3.32%) Windows XP
5 12 (3.07%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.56%) Solaris
8 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (28.64%) Software Testing
3 88 (22.51%) Test Automation
4 81 (20.72%) Test Scripting
5 76 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 71 (18.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 70 (17.90%) Regression Testing
8 65 (16.62%) Test Strategy
9 56 (14.32%) Manual Testing
10 54 (13.81%) Test Planning
11 40 (10.23%) Mentoring
12 39 (9.97%) Performance Testing
13 36 (9.21%) System Testing
14 34 (8.70%) Project Management
15 33 (8.44%) Integration Testing
16 32 (8.18%) Waterfall
16 32 (8.18%) PRINCE2
17 29 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (6.91%) Workflow
19 25 (6.39%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (37.85%) SQL
2 47 (12.02%) Java
3 46 (11.76%) C#
4 31 (7.93%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.58%) VBScript
6 13 (3.32%) C
6 13 (3.32%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.30%) VB
7 9 (2.30%) R
8 8 (2.05%) Python
9 5 (1.28%) PHP
9 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.77%) RPG
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 172 (43.99%) ISEB
2 150 (38.36%) ISTQB
3 107 (27.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 43 (11.00%) Security Cleared
5 31 (7.93%) Degree
6 26 (6.65%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.05%) VCP4
9 8 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.77%) CEH
11 3 (0.77%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.77%) CCSP
11 3 (0.77%) CCNP
11 3 (0.77%) CCDP
11 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.77%) APMP
11 3 (0.77%) OSCP
11 3 (0.77%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (19.95%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) HL7
4 3 (0.77%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.32%) vSphere
3 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 181 (46.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (36.83%) HP
2 58 (14.83%) Oracle
3 38 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 29 (7.42%) VMware
5 16 (4.09%) Cognos
6 15 (3.84%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.07%) Fujitsu
8 8 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.28%) Capita
9 5 (1.28%) NetApp
10 4 (1.02%) Cisco
11 3 (0.77%) IBM
12 2 (0.51%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.51%) Remedy
12 2 (0.51%) SAP
12 2 (0.51%) Huawei
13 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.26%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5 % Pension, Health, Life Ass
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Home Working!
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago