The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 358 334 325
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 93 105 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 89
Average salary £44,522 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
- -2.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18838 17086 18386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.35% 76.12% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13837 15749
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Management
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 25 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Hampshire +14 21 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £37,500 +3.44%
Oxfordshire -9 11 £37,500 -34.78% 1
East Sussex -18 9 £44,908 +2.64% 1
Surrey -16 8 £45,750 -15.27% 4
West Sussex -8 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Kent -22 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (42.86%) Finance
2 82 (41.84%) ISEB
3 68 (34.69%) QA
4 63 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
5 57 (29.08%) Software Testing
6 48 (24.49%) SQL
6 48 (24.49%) ISTQB
6 48 (24.49%) Test Scripting
7 43 (21.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 42 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 41 (20.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (18.88%) Selenium
11 32 (16.33%) Test Strategy
12 30 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (12.24%) MS Office
13 24 (12.24%) Degree
14 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
14 23 (11.73%) Project Management
15 22 (11.22%) System Testing
16 21 (10.71%) Regression Testing
16 21 (10.71%) Microsoft
17 20 (10.20%) Windows
17 20 (10.20%) Oracle
17 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
18 19 (9.69%) Automated Testing
19 18 (9.18%) Waterfall
19 18 (9.18%) Internet
20 17 (8.67%) Change Management
20 17 (8.67%) C#
20 17 (8.67%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (3.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (12.24%) MS Office
2 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.02%) SAP PSCD
1 2 (1.02%) SAP SRM
1 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.02%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.18%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.06%) MySQL
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) QlikView
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 43 (21.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 37 (18.88%) Selenium
3 17 (8.67%) TestDirector
4 16 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.12%) JIRA
6 10 (5.10%) TestComplete
7 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.57%) SilkTest
8 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (3.06%) ClearCase
9 6 (3.06%) Toad
9 6 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (3.06%) Subversion
9 6 (3.06%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.06%) QARun
10 4 (2.04%) JUnit
10 4 (2.04%) TestNG
10 4 (2.04%) QAComplete
11 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 84 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.08%) Retail
5 7 (3.57%) Banking
6 6 (3.06%) Front Office
6 6 (3.06%) Back Office
7 5 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (34.18%) Test Manager
2 66 (33.67%) Analyst
3 51 (26.02%) Test Analyst
4 26 (13.27%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (9.18%) Senior Test Analyst
6 15 (7.65%) Tester
7 12 (6.12%) Software Tester
8 11 (5.61%) Programme Manager
8 11 (5.61%) SAP Manager
8 11 (5.61%) Environment Manager
8 11 (5.61%) Programme Test Manager
8 11 (5.61%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.59%) QA Analyst
9 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Senior QA Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.06%) IT Project Manager
12 6 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) Consultant
12 6 (3.06%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.16%) .NET
2 14 (7.14%) XML
3 13 (6.63%) HTML
4 6 (3.06%) WinForms
4 6 (3.06%) ODBC
4 6 (3.06%) CSS
4 6 (3.06%) Ajax
5 2 (1.02%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.02%) J2ME
5 2 (1.02%) XSL
5 2 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.51%) JSF
6 1 (0.51%) Struts
6 1 (0.51%) Web Services
6 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
1 15 (7.65%) Mainframe
2 12 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.10%) Open Source
4 7 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.06%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.04%) VSAM
6 4 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.53%) iPad
8 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) iSeries
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.20%) Windows
2 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.02%) Android
3 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.08%) Software Testing
2 48 (24.49%) Test Scripting
3 42 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 41 (20.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (16.33%) Test Strategy
6 30 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.73%) Project Management
8 22 (11.22%) System Testing
9 21 (10.71%) Regression Testing
10 19 (9.69%) Automated Testing
11 18 (9.18%) Waterfall
12 17 (8.67%) Change Management
13 15 (7.65%) Scrum
14 13 (6.63%) Workflow
14 13 (6.63%) V-Model
14 13 (6.63%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (6.63%) Functional Testing
15 12 (6.12%) Logistics
15 12 (6.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.49%) SQL
2 17 (8.67%) C#
3 13 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.61%) ABAP
5 8 (4.08%) PHP
6 6 (3.06%) VBScript
6 6 (3.06%) Java
6 6 (3.06%) PHP5
7 4 (2.04%) COBOL
7 4 (2.04%) VB
8 3 (1.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (41.84%) ISEB
2 48 (24.49%) ISTQB
3 24 (12.24%) Degree
4 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
5 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (34.69%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) TickIT
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.04%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle
3 17 (8.67%) HP
4 14 (7.14%) SAP
5 7 (3.57%) VMware
6 6 (3.06%) BT
6 6 (3.06%) IBM
6 6 (3.06%) SunGard
7 3 (1.53%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.02%) Capita
9 1 (0.51%) Segue
9 1 (0.51%) Huawei
9 1 (0.51%) Meridio
9 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) EMC
9 1 (0.51%) Borland
9 1 (0.51%) Avaya
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec
9 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
Southampton, Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £313 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Family Investments
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + Car, Pension, bonus (20%), etc
Posted: 26 days ago