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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 265 330 330
Rank change year-on-year
+65 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 187 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 155 80 96
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,875 £65,900 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +1.76%
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
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +57 66 £45,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire +12 41 £42,500 -21.11% 2
Surrey +22 32 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £44,250 +22.91% 1
West Sussex +13 20 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -2 4 £34,000 -38.18%
East Sussex -15 2 £43,250 +60.18%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 207 (45.80%) HP Quality Center
2 199 (44.03%) SQL
2 199 (44.03%) Finance
3 198 (43.81%) ISEB
4 191 (42.26%) HP
5 183 (40.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 153 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (33.63%) ISTQB
8 144 (31.86%) Software Testing
9 135 (29.87%) Selenium
10 117 (25.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 112 (24.78%) Test Automation
12 97 (21.46%) Windows
13 93 (20.58%) Regression Testing
14 91 (20.13%) QA
15 88 (19.47%) Oracle
15 88 (19.47%) Automated Testing
16 84 (18.58%) Test Scripting
17 82 (18.14%) Test Strategy
18 78 (17.26%) Test Planning
19 75 (16.59%) Manual Testing
20 71 (15.71%) UNIX
21 68 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
22 60 (13.27%) Java
23 59 (13.05%) PL/SQL
24 58 (12.83%) Telecoms
24 58 (12.83%) JIRA
24 58 (12.83%) WebDriver
25 56 (12.39%) Microsoft
25 56 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.33%) IIS
3 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.66%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.20%) SaaS
2 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.43%) WAN
3 10 (2.21%) LAN
4 8 (1.77%) MVNO
5 5 (1.11%) DNS
6 4 (0.88%) HTTP
7 3 (0.66%) FTP
7 3 (0.66%) Internet
8 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.44%) Firewall
9 1 (0.22%) IPsec
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) OSPF
9 1 (0.22%) BGP
9 1 (0.22%) DSL
9 1 (0.22%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.22%) X.21
9 1 (0.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.51%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.96%) RDBMS
4 34 (7.52%) DataStage
4 34 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (7.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 34 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (7.30%) Oracle ODI
5 33 (7.30%) DB2
5 33 (7.30%) SQLPlus
6 22 (4.87%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.32%) MySQL
8 13 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 183 (40.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 135 (29.87%) Selenium
3 58 (12.83%) JIRA
3 58 (12.83%) WebDriver
4 48 (10.62%) JMeter
5 46 (10.18%) Toad
6 38 (8.41%) LoadRunner
7 37 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (7.52%) Cucumber
9 33 (7.30%) TestNG
10 30 (6.64%) SoapUI
11 29 (6.42%) JUnit
12 21 (4.65%) TestDirector
13 15 (3.32%) Ant
13 15 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (2.88%) Git (software)
14 13 (2.88%) WinRunner
15 12 (2.65%) SilkPerformer
16 11 (2.43%) SpecFlow
17 10 (2.21%) Selenium IDE
General
1 199 (44.03%) Finance
2 58 (12.83%) Telecoms
3 53 (11.73%) Banking
4 33 (7.30%) Retail
5 24 (5.31%) Advertising
6 18 (3.98%) Billing
7 9 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (30.53%) Test Manager
2 128 (28.32%) Analyst
3 117 (25.88%) Test Analyst
4 59 (13.05%) Tester
5 40 (8.85%) Test Leader
6 33 (7.30%) Software Tester
7 29 (6.42%) Team Leader
7 29 (6.42%) Test Team Leader
8 26 (5.75%) Senior Tester
9 25 (5.53%) Test Engineer
9 25 (5.53%) Consultant
10 22 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
12 19 (4.20%) Senior Software Tester
13 18 (3.98%) Test Consultant
13 18 (3.98%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.10%) QA Analyst
15 12 (2.65%) Management Consultant
15 12 (2.65%) Performance Test Leader
16 11 (2.43%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.06%) Web Services
2 31 (6.86%) XML
3 20 (4.42%) SOAP
4 19 (4.20%) WSDL
4 19 (4.20%) XSD
5 15 (3.32%) J2EE
6 11 (2.43%) .NET
6 11 (2.43%) Gherkin
7 7 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.55%) HTML
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.66%) CSS
8 3 (0.66%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.51%) Client/Server
3 42 (9.29%) N-Tier
4 34 (7.52%) Mainframe
5 18 (3.98%) Life Science
6 16 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.32%) Visualisation
8 14 (3.10%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.99%) Open Source
11 7 (1.55%) Replication
12 5 (1.11%) User Experience
13 4 (0.88%) LIMS
14 3 (0.66%) FMCG
14 3 (0.66%) Chemistry
14 3 (0.66%) Biology
15 2 (0.44%) PACS
16 1 (0.22%) Statistics
16 1 (0.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.46%) Windows
2 71 (15.71%) UNIX
3 55 (12.17%) Linux
4 36 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (5.31%) Solaris
6 16 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.32%) Mac OS X
8 13 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 2 (0.44%) Debian
10 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (31.86%) Software Testing
3 112 (24.78%) Test Automation
4 93 (20.58%) Regression Testing
5 88 (19.47%) Automated Testing
6 84 (18.58%) Test Scripting
7 82 (18.14%) Test Strategy
8 78 (17.26%) Test Planning
9 75 (16.59%) Manual Testing
10 56 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (11.95%) Mentoring
12 44 (9.73%) Validation
13 42 (9.29%) Integration Testing
14 40 (8.85%) ETL
15 38 (8.41%) Migration
15 38 (8.41%) Performance Testing
16 34 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (7.52%) Waterfall
17 33 (7.30%) Data Validation
18 31 (6.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (44.03%) SQL
2 60 (13.27%) Java
3 59 (13.05%) PL/SQL
4 36 (7.96%) C#
5 18 (3.98%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.54%) Python
7 14 (3.10%) PHP
8 13 (2.88%) R
8 13 (2.88%) VBScript
9 8 (1.77%) C
9 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.33%) VB
11 3 (0.66%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 198 (43.81%) ISEB
2 152 (33.63%) ISTQB
3 117 (25.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 49 (10.84%) Security Cleared
5 44 (9.73%) Degree
6 36 (7.96%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.32%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (1.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.66%) CISM
10 3 (0.66%) CISSP
11 2 (0.44%) CEH
11 2 (0.44%) OSCP
11 2 (0.44%) OSCE
12 1 (0.22%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.22%) MBA
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CCSP
12 1 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (20.13%) QA
2 18 (3.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) HL7
3 2 (0.44%) DICOM
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.65%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 207 (45.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 191 (42.26%) HP
2 88 (19.47%) Oracle
3 56 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 36 (7.96%) VMware
5 34 (7.52%) Cognos
6 33 (7.30%) Business Objects
7 16 (3.54%) Fujitsu
8 9 (1.99%) NetApp
9 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.11%) SAP
10 4 (0.88%) Capita
11 2 (0.44%) Huawei
11 2 (0.44%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.44%) Remedy
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco
12 1 (0.22%) IBM
12 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.22%) Twitter
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago