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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 284 239 345
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +106
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 166 224 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.23% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 145 187 62
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -19.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
17267 18198 16760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.09% 80.94% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14255 14088 13660
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +25 41 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Berkshire -16 33 £52,500 +15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 30 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Surrey -4 27 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire +24 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -42 9 £42,500 -27.35% 2
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 155 (45.72%) Finance
2 104 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (29.79%) QA
4 92 (27.14%) Software Testing
5 89 (26.25%) Selenium
6 84 (24.78%) Test Strategy
7 78 (23.01%) ISTQB
8 77 (22.71%) HP UFT
9 75 (22.12%) HP
9 75 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
10 68 (20.06%) Test Automation
11 64 (18.88%) JIRA
12 63 (18.58%) Test Scripting
12 63 (18.58%) SQL
13 60 (17.70%) SDLC
14 59 (17.40%) Java
15 57 (16.81%) Performance Testing
16 54 (15.93%) Security Cleared
16 54 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 54 (15.93%) Automated Testing
16 54 (15.93%) ISEB
17 53 (15.63%) Mentoring
18 48 (14.16%) Project Management
19 47 (13.86%) Microsoft
20 45 (13.27%) Regression Testing
20 45 (13.27%) C#
20 45 (13.27%) Manual Testing
21 44 (12.98%) Degree
22 42 (12.39%) Oracle
23 36 (10.62%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 19 (5.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.59%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) CICS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Lync
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Project
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (7.37%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.77%) Maximo
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.88%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.59%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.59%) Summit
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.59%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.95%) Firewall
2 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.06%) Network Security
3 6 (1.77%) SAN
4 4 (1.18%) Wireless
5 3 (0.88%) IPsec
5 3 (0.88%) VLAN
5 3 (0.88%) MPLS
5 3 (0.88%) OSPF
5 3 (0.88%) BGP
5 3 (0.88%) DSL
5 3 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.88%) L2TP
5 3 (0.88%) X.21
5 3 (0.88%) DNS
5 3 (0.88%) PPP
5 3 (0.88%) SNMP
5 3 (0.88%) ATM
5 3 (0.88%) Broadband
5 3 (0.88%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.18%) Big Data
3 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.59%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (26.25%) Selenium
2 77 (22.71%) HP UFT
3 64 (18.88%) JIRA
4 25 (7.37%) Maven
5 23 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (5.90%) Jenkins
7 20 (5.90%) WebDriver
8 19 (5.60%) Toad
8 19 (5.60%) LoadRunner
8 19 (5.60%) JMeter
8 19 (5.60%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (5.01%) TestNG
10 14 (4.13%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.83%) JUnit
12 12 (3.54%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.65%) SpecFlow
14 8 (2.36%) Subversion
15 6 (1.77%) Zephyr
16 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 155 (45.72%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.31%) Banking
4 10 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 138 (40.71%) Test Manager
2 91 (26.84%) Analyst
3 73 (21.53%) Test Analyst
4 34 (10.03%) Tester
5 21 (6.19%) Consultant
5 21 (6.19%) Test Engineer
6 18 (5.31%) Test Leader
7 16 (4.72%) Security Manager
8 15 (4.42%) Product Manager
8 15 (4.42%) Developer
8 15 (4.42%) Software Tester
9 14 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.13%) Applications Developer
9 14 (4.13%) Business Developer
9 14 (4.13%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 14 (4.13%) Testing Manager
10 13 (3.83%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.83%) QA Manager
10 13 (3.83%) Test Team Leader
11 12 (3.54%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.90%) Gherkin
2 17 (5.01%) .NET
3 14 (4.13%) HTML
4 9 (2.65%) Web Services
5 8 (2.36%) XML
6 6 (1.77%) HTML5
7 5 (1.47%) Middleware
7 5 (1.47%) CSS
8 4 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (0.59%) jQuery
9 2 (0.59%) SAP TM
10 1 (0.29%) SOAP
10 1 (0.29%) J2EE
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Client/Server
2 15 (4.42%) N-Tier
3 14 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.77%) SCADA
7 5 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.47%) Physics
7 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.18%) User Experience
8 4 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.88%) iPad
9 3 (0.88%) DTV
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.29%) iSeries
11 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.14%) Windows
2 29 (8.55%) UNIX
3 14 (4.13%) Linux
4 6 (1.77%) AIX
5 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.14%) Software Testing
3 84 (24.78%) Test Strategy
4 68 (20.06%) Test Automation
5 63 (18.58%) Test Scripting
6 60 (17.70%) SDLC
7 57 (16.81%) Performance Testing
8 54 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 54 (15.93%) Automated Testing
9 53 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 48 (14.16%) Project Management
11 45 (13.27%) Regression Testing
11 45 (13.27%) Manual Testing
12 36 (10.62%) Scrum
13 32 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (8.85%) System Testing
14 30 (8.85%) Line Management
14 30 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (8.26%) Test Planning
15 28 (8.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.58%) SQL
2 59 (17.40%) Java
3 45 (13.27%) C#
4 19 (5.60%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.42%) Python
6 13 (3.83%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.36%) C
7 8 (2.36%) VB
8 7 (2.06%) VBScript
8 7 (2.06%) Perl
8 7 (2.06%) PHP
9 6 (1.77%) Ruby
10 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.59%) XPath
11 2 (0.59%) RPG
11 2 (0.59%) ABAP
11 2 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) JCL
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (23.01%) ISTQB
2 54 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 54 (15.93%) ISEB
3 44 (12.98%) Degree
4 34 (10.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (7.37%) SC Cleared
6 20 (5.90%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.88%) CCSP
9 3 (0.88%) CCNP
9 3 (0.88%) CCDP
9 3 (0.88%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.59%) HNC
10 2 (0.59%) CCA
10 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (29.79%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Firmware
1 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.59%) KVM
2 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (6.19%) Nessus
2 21 (6.19%) Nmap
3 8 (2.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (22.12%) HP
2 47 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.39%) Oracle
4 21 (6.19%) Coverity
5 19 (5.60%) SAP
6 11 (3.24%) IBM
7 7 (2.06%) BEA
7 7 (2.06%) webMethods
7 7 (2.06%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.77%) Syclo
9 5 (1.47%) F5
9 5 (1.47%) BT
9 5 (1.47%) VMware
10 4 (1.18%) Google
10 4 (1.18%) Progress
11 3 (0.88%) Symbian
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco
11 3 (0.88%) Citrix
12 2 (0.59%) McAfee
12 2 (0.59%) Apple
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