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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 206 215 202
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 32 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 23
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,275
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
4516 5142 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.40% 85.37% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 4282 4300
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +1 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Somerset +1 9 £43,750 -19.72% 1
Bristol +29 7 £82,500 +83.33% 5
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 43 (69.35%) ISEB
2 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
5 28 (45.16%) Test Automation
6 27 (43.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 26 (41.94%) BDD
7 26 (41.94%) Software Testing
8 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
8 24 (38.71%) Java
9 22 (35.48%) Finance
10 21 (33.87%) HP
11 19 (30.65%) Linux
11 19 (30.65%) Unix
11 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
11 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (30.65%) Programme Management
12 17 (27.42%) DV Cleared
13 16 (25.81%) QA
13 16 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (24.19%) Defect Management
15 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
16 13 (20.97%) TDD
16 13 (20.97%) Python
17 12 (19.35%) SAP
17 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
17 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
17 12 (19.35%) JIRA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.74%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
1 9 (14.52%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (11.29%) Temenos T24
3 2 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) SSH
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Big Data
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
1 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.35%) JIRA
3 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
4 10 (16.13%) Zephyr
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium
6 8 (12.90%) RSpec
6 8 (12.90%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.06%) Maven
8 3 (4.84%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.61%) Capybara
10 1 (1.61%) Hudson
10 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.61%) TestLink
10 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (16.13%) Electronics
4 10 (16.13%) Marketing
5 7 (11.29%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.45%) Military
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
1 24 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Programme Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Manual Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Defect Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Middleware
1 11 (17.74%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) Gherkin
2 10 (16.13%) REST
2 10 (16.13%) SOAP
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
3 7 (11.29%) Virtual Team
4 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.61%) Handset
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
1 19 (30.65%) Unix
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 27 (43.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 26 (41.94%) BDD
4 26 (41.94%) Software Testing
5 19 (30.65%) Programme Management
5 19 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (24.19%) Defect Management
7 13 (20.97%) TDD
8 11 (17.74%) Scrum
8 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
9 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 10 (16.13%) Data Transformation
9 10 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (16.13%) Functional Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Kanban
9 10 (16.13%) Test Strategy
10 9 (14.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) Python
3 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) Ruby
4 9 (14.52%) VB
5 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.45%) C
6 4 (6.45%) C++
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Ada
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (69.35%) ISEB
2 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
3 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 17 (27.42%) DV Cleared
5 16 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 8 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) HP
3 12 (19.35%) SAP
4 11 (17.74%) Green Hat
4 11 (17.74%) IBM
5 7 (11.29%) Oracle
5 7 (11.29%) webMethods
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