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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 348 307 337
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 100 161 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.77% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 75 132 82
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -3.48%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -38 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +13 21 £47,500 +86.27% 2
Hampshire +2 18 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Surrey -9 15 £42,000 +5.00% 4
West Sussex -7 8 £45,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (37.69%) QA
3 96 (35.82%) Finance
4 89 (33.21%) HP
5 83 (30.97%) Test Automation
6 79 (29.48%) Selenium
7 73 (27.24%) HP UFT
8 70 (26.12%) HP Quality Center
9 64 (23.88%) Software Testing
9 64 (23.88%) ISTQB
10 63 (23.51%) Test Strategy
11 58 (21.64%) Mentoring
12 53 (19.78%) Security Cleared
13 52 (19.40%) ISEB
14 50 (18.66%) Automated Testing
15 49 (18.28%) C#
16 45 (16.79%) TDD
16 45 (16.79%) Test Scripting
17 42 (15.67%) Telecoms
18 40 (14.93%) Project Management
19 39 (14.55%) Java
20 37 (13.81%) Regression Testing
20 37 (13.81%) JIRA
21 36 (13.43%) Degree
21 36 (13.43%) WebDriver
22 35 (13.06%) Coaching
22 35 (13.06%) Scrum
23 34 (12.69%) SQL
23 34 (12.69%) Quality Management
23 34 (12.69%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.85%) SAS
3 8 (2.99%) Confluence
4 5 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Excel
1 13 (4.85%) SPSS
2 9 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Mingle
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Maximo
1 7 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) Network Security
2 7 (2.61%) SAN
3 5 (1.87%) VoIP
4 4 (1.49%) 2G
4 4 (1.49%) 3G
4 4 (1.49%) 4G
4 4 (1.49%) Extranet
5 2 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) GGSN
5 2 (0.75%) LTE
5 2 (0.75%) M3UA
5 2 (0.75%) MGW
5 2 (0.75%) NAS
5 2 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.75%) SCTP
5 2 (0.75%) SGSN
5 2 (0.75%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (0.75%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.60%) Data Mining
2 13 (4.85%) Big Data
3 9 (3.36%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.87%) GIS
5 5 (1.87%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (1.87%) QlikView
6 4 (1.49%) Informix
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (29.48%) Selenium
2 73 (27.24%) HP UFT
3 37 (13.81%) JIRA
4 36 (13.43%) WebDriver
5 32 (11.94%) SoapUI
6 28 (10.45%) Jenkins
7 25 (9.33%) Cucumber
7 25 (9.33%) Maven
8 21 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (7.84%) Visual Studio
9 20 (7.46%) JMeter
10 18 (6.72%) JUnit
11 17 (6.34%) LoadRunner
12 16 (5.97%) TestNG
13 9 (3.36%) Subversion
14 8 (2.99%) Hudson
15 7 (2.61%) Git (software)
16 5 (1.87%) Robotium
16 5 (1.87%) Selenium IDE
17 3 (1.12%) WATIR
General
1 96 (35.82%) Finance
2 42 (15.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.48%) Games
4 10 (3.73%) Banking
4 10 (3.73%) Retail
5 8 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.49%) Advertising
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (29.10%) Test Manager
2 76 (28.36%) Analyst
3 50 (18.66%) Test Analyst
4 36 (13.43%) Test Engineer
5 31 (11.57%) Tester
6 22 (8.21%) Test Leader
7 17 (6.34%) Automation Tester
8 16 (5.97%) Automation Engineer
8 16 (5.97%) Team Leader
8 16 (5.97%) Test Team Leader
9 15 (5.60%) Architect
9 15 (5.60%) QA Engineer
10 14 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (5.22%) Testing Manager
11 13 (4.85%) Automation Analyst
11 13 (4.85%) Security Manager
12 12 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (4.48%) Programme Manager
12 12 (4.48%) QA Tester
13 11 (4.10%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.84%) Middleware
1 21 (7.84%) Web Services
2 14 (5.22%) SOAP
3 13 (4.85%) .NET
4 12 (4.48%) Gherkin
5 6 (2.24%) DCOM
5 6 (2.24%) HTML
5 6 (2.24%) XML
6 5 (1.87%) CSS
7 3 (1.12%) JSON
7 3 (1.12%) WCF
8 2 (0.75%) HTML5
8 2 (0.75%) J2EE
8 2 (0.75%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.37%) CSS3
9 1 (0.37%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.60%) Client/Server
5 14 (5.22%) N-Tier
6 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.48%) Smart Meter
7 11 (4.10%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.99%) Wiki
9 7 (2.61%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.61%) SCADA
10 6 (2.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.87%) Statistics
12 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.12%) User Experience
13 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.45%) Windows
2 20 (7.46%) Unix
3 18 (6.72%) Linux
4 7 (2.61%) AIX
5 2 (0.75%) Android
5 2 (0.75%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.97%) Test Automation
3 64 (23.88%) Software Testing
4 63 (23.51%) Test Strategy
5 58 (21.64%) Mentoring
6 50 (18.66%) Automated Testing
7 45 (16.79%) TDD
7 45 (16.79%) Test Scripting
8 40 (14.93%) Project Management
9 37 (13.81%) Regression Testing
10 35 (13.06%) Coaching
10 35 (13.06%) Scrum
11 34 (12.69%) Quality Management
11 34 (12.69%) Test Planning
12 31 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (11.19%) Automation Testing
13 30 (11.19%) BDD
13 30 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (11.19%) Defect Management
14 28 (10.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.28%) C#
2 39 (14.55%) Java
3 34 (12.69%) SQL
4 24 (8.96%) Ruby
5 16 (5.97%) Python
6 14 (5.22%) VBScript
7 11 (4.10%) C++
8 8 (2.99%) PHP
9 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.24%) VB
11 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.75%) C
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (23.88%) ISTQB
2 53 (19.78%) Security Cleared
3 52 (19.40%) ISEB
4 36 (13.43%) Degree
5 24 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (6.34%) CITP
7 15 (5.60%) DV Cleared
8 11 (4.10%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (2.24%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.49%) MBA
12 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.37%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (37.69%) QA
2 10 (3.73%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.87%) GAMP
4 4 (1.49%) COSO
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.49%) ISO22301
4 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) DICOM
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 70 (26.12%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (5.97%) Nessus
2 16 (5.97%) Nmap
3 3 (1.12%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.75%) Netcool
4 2 (0.75%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.75%) TeMIP
4 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (33.21%) HP
2 21 (7.84%) Oracle
3 16 (5.97%) Coverity
4 15 (5.60%) IBM
5 14 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.22%) SAP
6 12 (4.48%) Citrix
7 11 (4.10%) Sophos
8 7 (2.61%) Syclo
8 7 (2.61%) webMethods
9 5 (1.87%) Cadence
9 5 (1.87%) Rally
10 4 (1.49%) Capita
10 4 (1.49%) Sybase
11 3 (1.12%) CA
11 3 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.12%) Telerik
12 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
12 2 (0.75%) BMC
12 2 (0.75%) Cramer
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