The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 171 202 174
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 68 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.34% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 57 13 22
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,485 £26,022 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,800 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5210 4415 4147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.66% 82.02% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 3849 3622
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Management
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the South West region.

Test Management Salary Trend in the South West

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Management
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Bristol +25 24 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Wiltshire - 19 £50,000 - 1
Somerset +1 12 £31,000 +19.68% 7
Gloucestershire -6 9 £50,000 +78.57% 3
Dorset -10 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) Waterfall
3 40 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 38 (35.19%) ISEB
5 36 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 36 (33.33%) Line Management
6 33 (30.56%) ISTQB
6 33 (30.56%) Finance
7 29 (26.85%) Test Strategy
8 28 (25.93%) Scrum
9 24 (22.22%) Selenium
10 22 (20.37%) Project Management
11 20 (18.52%) Test Planning
12 18 (16.67%) QA
12 18 (16.67%) V-Model
13 17 (15.74%) Validation
13 17 (15.74%) Mentoring
14 16 (14.81%) Performance Testing
14 16 (14.81%) Risk Management
15 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.04%) SQL
16 13 (12.04%) .NET
17 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
17 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (11.11%) User Stories
17 12 (11.11%) Dependency Management
18 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (10.19%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Project
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) DB2
2 4 (3.70%) MS Access
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Selenium
2 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 11 (10.19%) TestNG
3 11 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.19%) JUnit
4 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.70%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) Hudson
8 1 (0.93%) WatiN
8 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) JIRA
8 1 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
2 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Test Manager
2 18 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Test Team Leader
3 11 (10.19%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Architect
5 7 (6.48%) Tester
5 7 (6.48%) QA Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Senior Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Senior Test Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Test Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) HTML
3 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.70%) CSS
4 4 (3.70%) SOAP
4 4 (3.70%) Web Services
4 4 (3.70%) XML
4 4 (3.70%) XHTML
4 4 (3.70%) jQuery
4 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.70%) REST
4 4 (3.70%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Open Source
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Debian
3 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) Waterfall
3 40 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 36 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 36 (33.33%) Line Management
5 29 (26.85%) Test Strategy
6 28 (25.93%) Scrum
7 22 (20.37%) Project Management
8 20 (18.52%) Test Planning
9 18 (16.67%) V-Model
10 17 (15.74%) Mentoring
10 17 (15.74%) Validation
11 16 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 16 (14.81%) Performance Testing
12 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (11.11%) Dependency Management
12 12 (11.11%) User Stories
12 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 11 (10.19%) C#
3 7 (6.48%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) VB
4 5 (4.63%) VBA
5 4 (3.70%) Python
5 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.70%) Ruby
5 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) ISEB
2 33 (30.56%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (8.33%) Degree
5 7 (6.48%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.85%) CEH
8 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) OSCP
8 2 (1.85%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) HP
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.78%) Telerik
6 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) Empirix
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
7 1 (0.93%) Compuware
7 1 (0.93%) Capita
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, 12% Pension, Bonus, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
South West
Vodafone
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
Vodafone
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago