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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 214 176 199
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 30 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.94% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 21
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +32.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5107 4667 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.61% 81.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4173 3877 3725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
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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
Bristol -3 14 £44,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire -4 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucestershire -13 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Somerset +13 4 £53,000 -21.48%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 46 (58.97%) Software Testing
4 35 (44.87%) Test Planning
4 35 (44.87%) Waterfall
5 33 (42.31%) Validation
6 29 (37.18%) V-Model
7 26 (33.33%) Finance
8 24 (30.77%) ISEB
8 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 23 (29.49%) Selenium
10 22 (28.21%) ISTQB
11 19 (24.36%) QA
12 17 (21.79%) Scrum
13 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
14 11 (14.10%) JUnit
14 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
14 11 (14.10%) Open Source
14 11 (14.10%) TestNG
15 10 (12.82%) Line Management
15 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.26%) .NET
17 8 (10.26%) Degree
17 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
18 7 (8.97%) JIRA
18 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
19 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
19 6 (7.69%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Selenium
2 11 (14.10%) TestNG
2 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
2 11 (14.10%) JUnit
3 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Test Manager
2 19 (24.36%) Test Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
4 12 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Test Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Integration Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) AWS Developer
11 1 (1.28%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Open Source
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Social Network
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 46 (58.97%) Software Testing
4 35 (44.87%) Waterfall
4 35 (44.87%) Test Planning
5 33 (42.31%) Validation
6 29 (37.18%) V-Model
7 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 17 (21.79%) Scrum
9 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.82%) Line Management
10 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
12 6 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 6 (7.69%) System Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) C#
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Java
2 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.28%) VB
3 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) ISEB
2 22 (28.21%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
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