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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 227 345 334
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 243 87 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.50% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 195 71 85
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
17585 17499 17119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.69% 79.40% 77.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13878 14165 14604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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 +77 76 £46,250 -21.61% 5
Hampshire +25 48 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Surrey +41 45 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Sussex +22 35 £60,000 +19.40% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 31 £45,500 +26.38%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Sussex -13 3 £42,000 +55.55%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 199 (45.96%) HP Quality Center
2 194 (44.80%) SQL
3 193 (44.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 190 (43.88%) Finance
5 187 (43.19%) ISEB
6 186 (42.96%) HP
7 144 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (31.18%) Software Testing
9 132 (30.48%) Selenium
10 131 (30.25%) ISTQB
11 111 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 106 (24.48%) Test Automation
13 96 (22.17%) Windows
14 89 (20.55%) Oracle
15 88 (20.32%) QA
16 82 (18.94%) Regression Testing
17 80 (18.48%) Test Scripting
17 80 (18.48%) Automated Testing
18 78 (18.01%) Test Strategy
19 75 (17.32%) UNIX
20 72 (16.63%) Test Planning
21 66 (15.24%) Manual Testing
22 64 (14.78%) JIRA
22 64 (14.78%) PL/SQL
23 59 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
24 58 (13.39%) Telecoms
24 58 (13.39%) SQL Server
24 58 (13.39%) Linux
25 55 (12.70%) Java
25 55 (12.70%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.39%) IIS
3 6 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.16%) SaaS
2 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.31%) LAN
2 10 (2.31%) WAN
3 8 (1.85%) MVNO
4 4 (0.92%) HTTP
4 4 (0.92%) DNS
5 3 (0.69%) Internet
5 3 (0.69%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.01%) Oracle Exadata
3 39 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (9.01%) RDBMS
3 39 (9.01%) DataStage
4 38 (8.78%) SQLPlus
4 38 (8.78%) DB2
4 38 (8.78%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.16%) MySQL
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 193 (44.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 132 (30.48%) Selenium
3 64 (14.78%) JIRA
4 53 (12.24%) WebDriver
5 49 (11.32%) JMeter
6 45 (10.39%) Toad
7 40 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (8.55%) LoadRunner
9 32 (7.39%) Cucumber
10 29 (6.70%) TestNG
11 26 (6.00%) SoapUI
12 25 (5.77%) JUnit
13 23 (5.31%) TestDirector
14 18 (4.16%) Ant
14 18 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (3.70%) WinRunner
16 13 (3.00%) Git (software)
17 12 (2.77%) SilkPerformer
18 11 (2.54%) FitNesse
18 11 (2.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 190 (43.88%) Finance
2 58 (13.39%) Telecoms
3 53 (12.24%) Banking
4 34 (7.85%) Retail
5 25 (5.77%) Advertising
6 18 (4.16%) Billing
7 8 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.46%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (33.03%) Test Manager
2 105 (24.25%) Test Analyst
2 105 (24.25%) Analyst
3 60 (13.86%) Tester
4 40 (9.24%) Test Leader
5 36 (8.31%) Software Tester
6 29 (6.70%) Senior Tester
7 25 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 25 (5.77%) Consultant
8 24 (5.54%) Test Team Leader
8 24 (5.54%) Team Leader
9 22 (5.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 22 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (4.85%) Senior Software Tester
11 20 (4.62%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.16%) Test Consultant
13 15 (3.46%) QA Analyst
13 15 (3.46%) Performance Test Leader
14 12 (2.77%) Programme Test Manager
14 12 (2.77%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.70%) Web Services
2 31 (7.16%) XML
3 21 (4.85%) XSD
3 21 (4.85%) SOAP
3 21 (4.85%) WSDL
4 18 (4.16%) J2EE
5 11 (2.54%) Gherkin
6 10 (2.31%) .NET
7 7 (1.62%) HTML
8 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.69%) CSS
8 3 (0.69%) EDI
9 1 (0.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.01%) Mainframe
3 34 (7.85%) N-Tier
4 32 (7.39%) Client/Server
5 25 (5.77%) Life Science
6 23 (5.31%) Mathematics
7 18 (4.16%) Visualisation
8 16 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.31%) Open Source
10 10 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.62%) Chemistry
11 7 (1.62%) Biology
12 6 (1.39%) Replication
13 5 (1.15%) User Experience
14 4 (0.92%) LIMS
15 3 (0.69%) iPad
15 3 (0.69%) FMCG
16 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
17 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (22.17%) Windows
2 75 (17.32%) UNIX
3 58 (13.39%) Linux
4 41 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (6.24%) Solaris
6 18 (4.16%) Mac OS X
7 16 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.77%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.77%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.69%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.46%) CentOS
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (31.18%) Software Testing
3 106 (24.48%) Test Automation
4 82 (18.94%) Regression Testing
5 80 (18.48%) Automated Testing
5 80 (18.48%) Test Scripting
6 78 (18.01%) Test Strategy
7 72 (16.63%) Test Planning
8 66 (15.24%) Manual Testing
9 50 (11.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 50 (11.55%) Validation
10 43 (9.93%) Mentoring
11 40 (9.24%) ETL
12 39 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (8.78%) Performance Testing
13 38 (8.78%) Data Validation
14 37 (8.55%) Integration Testing
15 36 (8.31%) Waterfall
16 35 (8.08%) Migration
17 28 (6.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 194 (44.80%) SQL
2 64 (14.78%) PL/SQL
3 55 (12.70%) Java
4 33 (7.62%) C#
5 21 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.93%) Python
7 16 (3.70%) VBScript
8 14 (3.23%) PHP
8 14 (3.23%) R
9 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.62%) C
10 5 (1.15%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 187 (43.19%) ISEB
2 131 (30.25%) ISTQB
3 111 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 54 (12.47%) Security Cleared
5 48 (11.09%) Degree
6 42 (9.70%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.16%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CISM
11 2 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.46%) CEH
11 2 (0.46%) OSCP
11 2 (0.46%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.32%) QA
2 18 (4.16%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.77%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 199 (45.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 186 (42.96%) HP
2 89 (20.55%) Oracle
3 55 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 39 (9.01%) Cognos
5 38 (8.78%) Business Objects
6 36 (8.31%) VMware
7 18 (4.16%) Fujitsu
8 9 (2.08%) NetApp
9 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.15%) SAP
10 4 (0.92%) IBM
10 4 (0.92%) Capita
11 2 (0.46%) Huawei
11 2 (0.46%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.46%) Remedy
12 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago