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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 365 312 388
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +76
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 83 162 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.75% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 139 74
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £44,715
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
16509 18294 20019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.52% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13909 14421 15916
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -10 19 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +11 16 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Berkshire -9 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hampshire -7 13 £30,000 -37.17% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Sussex -6 6 £37,500 +29.31%
East Sussex +11 3 £37,500 -14.77%
Kent -18 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (43.08%) QA
3 73 (37.44%) Finance
4 66 (33.85%) ISTQB
5 61 (31.28%) Test Strategy
6 58 (29.74%) Software Testing
7 53 (27.18%) Test Automation
8 52 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 51 (26.15%) HP UFT
10 48 (24.62%) Selenium
11 45 (23.08%) HP
11 45 (23.08%) Coaching
12 44 (22.56%) HP Quality Center
12 44 (22.56%) Project Management
13 38 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (18.97%) ISEB
15 36 (18.46%) Quality Management
16 34 (17.44%) Java
16 34 (17.44%) JIRA
16 34 (17.44%) Automated Testing
16 34 (17.44%) TDD
17 33 (16.92%) Regression Testing
18 32 (16.41%) Trend Analysis
19 31 (15.90%) Functional Testing
19 31 (15.90%) Security Cleared
19 31 (15.90%) C#
19 31 (15.90%) Degree
20 29 (14.87%) SDLC
21 27 (13.85%) BDD
21 27 (13.85%) Test Scripting

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.64%) SAS
2 6 (3.08%) Confluence
3 4 (2.05%) Node.js
3 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.64%) SPSS
2 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Mingle
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) Extranet
2 3 (1.54%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) 3G
4 1 (0.51%) 4G
4 1 (0.51%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) LTE
4 1 (0.51%) M3UA
4 1 (0.51%) MGW
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
4 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.51%) SCTP
4 1 (0.51%) SNMP
4 1 (0.51%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) Data Mining
2 11 (5.64%) Big Data
3 6 (3.08%) GIS
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.54%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.03%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (26.15%) HP UFT
2 48 (24.62%) Selenium
3 34 (17.44%) JIRA
4 25 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.82%) WebDriver
5 22 (11.28%) Cucumber
6 20 (10.26%) Maven
7 10 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 10 (5.13%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.10%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.05%) Hudson
9 4 (2.05%) Robotium
9 4 (2.05%) Subversion
10 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.54%) QARun
10 3 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.54%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.54%) WinRunner
11 2 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 73 (37.44%) Finance
2 27 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.15%) Banking
3 12 (6.15%) Retail
4 11 (5.64%) Games
5 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (34.36%) Test Manager
2 66 (33.85%) Analyst
3 44 (22.56%) Test Analyst
4 24 (12.31%) Test Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Tester
6 15 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (7.18%) QA Engineer
8 13 (6.67%) Architect
8 13 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.67%) QA Manager
8 13 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
9 10 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Software Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Technical Manager
13 6 (3.08%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.67%) Middleware
2 8 (4.10%) Gherkin
2 8 (4.10%) Web Services
3 7 (3.59%) SOAP
4 6 (3.08%) XML
5 4 (2.05%) .NET
6 3 (1.54%) DCOM
6 3 (1.54%) JSON
6 3 (1.54%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.03%) RESTful
8 1 (0.51%) J2EE
8 1 (0.51%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.64%) Smart Meter
4 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.56%) User Experience
7 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.05%) Statistics
7 4 (2.05%) Wiki
8 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 2 (1.03%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.82%) Windows
2 11 (5.64%) Unix
3 8 (4.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.28%) Test Strategy
3 58 (29.74%) Software Testing
4 53 (27.18%) Test Automation
5 52 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 45 (23.08%) Coaching
7 44 (22.56%) Project Management
8 38 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (18.46%) Quality Management
10 34 (17.44%) Automated Testing
10 34 (17.44%) TDD
11 33 (16.92%) Regression Testing
12 32 (16.41%) Trend Analysis
13 31 (15.90%) Functional Testing
14 29 (14.87%) SDLC
15 27 (13.85%) BDD
15 27 (13.85%) Test Scripting
16 26 (13.33%) Scrum
17 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (11.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.44%) Java
2 31 (15.90%) C#
3 22 (11.28%) SQL
4 19 (9.74%) C++
5 15 (7.69%) Python
6 13 (6.67%) Ruby
7 12 (6.15%) PHP
8 7 (3.59%) VBScript
9 3 (1.54%) ABAP
9 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.03%) C
10 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (33.85%) ISTQB
2 37 (18.97%) ISEB
3 31 (15.90%) Degree
3 31 (15.90%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (7.69%) CITP
6 13 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (3.08%) MBA
8 5 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.05%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.54%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.51%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (43.08%) QA
2 13 (6.67%) GAMP
3 7 (3.59%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.05%) COSO
4 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.05%) ISO22301
4 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.03%) DICOM
5 2 (1.03%) HL7
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 44 (22.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.54%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (1.54%) Nessus
2 3 (1.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 45 (23.08%) HP
2 14 (7.18%) Sophos
3 11 (5.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.62%) Cadence
5 7 (3.59%) SAP
6 4 (2.05%) Capita
7 3 (1.54%) CA
7 3 (1.54%) Citrix
7 3 (1.54%) Coverity
7 3 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.54%) Rally
7 3 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle
8 1 (0.51%) Planview
8 1 (0.51%) Symbian
8 1 (0.51%) Telerik
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Specsavers
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mitie Group PlC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + 30-50% bonus + benefits + stock
Posted: 24 days ago