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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 166 192 178
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 56 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.56% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 35
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,030 £26,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
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
4883 4141 4280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.23% 80.58% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3948 3539 3773
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +31 33 £36,750 +63.33% 3
Wiltshire -2 10 £42,125 -6.38%
Somerset -13 8 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Gloucestershire -7 2 £56,250 +106.42% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 32 (34.04%) Software Testing
3 32 (34.04%) Waterfall
4 26 (27.66%) Test Strategy
5 25 (26.60%) Test Automation
6 22 (23.40%) ISEB
7 21 (22.34%) Finance
7 21 (22.34%) QA
8 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
8 20 (21.28%) Project Management
9 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (17.02%) Selenium
10 16 (17.02%) Risk Management
11 13 (13.83%) Validation
11 13 (13.83%) User Stories
12 12 (12.77%) Dependency Management
12 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
12 12 (12.77%) V-Model
12 12 (12.77%) .NET
13 11 (11.70%) C#
13 11 (11.70%) SQL
13 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.64%) TDD
14 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
15 9 (9.57%) Open Source
15 9 (9.57%) TestNG

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Project
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) FTP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.26%) MS Access
2 4 (4.26%) DB2
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.13%) SQLPlus
3 2 (2.13%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.02%) Selenium
3 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
4 9 (9.57%) TestNG
4 9 (9.57%) JUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (4.26%) Toad
6 4 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.13%) Introscope
7 2 (2.13%) JProfiler
7 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.06%) WatiN
8 1 (1.06%) JMeter
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.06%) WATIR
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Legal
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Law
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Test Manager
2 21 (22.34%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Tester
4 14 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Tester
7 9 (9.57%) Team Leader
7 9 (9.57%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Manager
8 7 (7.45%) QA Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Test Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Software Tester
10 5 (5.32%) Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Security Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) XHTML
4 4 (4.26%) jQuery
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.26%) REST
4 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 4 (4.26%) Classic ASP
4 4 (4.26%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) Web Services
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 2 (2.13%) ODBC
5 2 (2.13%) JDBC
5 2 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Open Source
3 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.13%) Informatics
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Economics
4 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
4 2 (2.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 32 (34.04%) Software Testing
3 32 (34.04%) Waterfall
4 26 (27.66%) Test Strategy
5 25 (26.60%) Test Automation
6 20 (21.28%) Project Management
7 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
8 16 (17.02%) Risk Management
9 13 (13.83%) Validation
9 13 (13.83%) User Stories
10 12 (12.77%) V-Model
10 12 (12.77%) Dependency Management
10 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
11 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.64%) TDD
13 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
14 8 (8.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) C#
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Java
2 6 (6.38%) VB
3 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) VBA
5 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) ISEB
2 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.57%) Degree
4 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.13%) CEH
8 2 (2.13%) OSCP
8 2 (2.13%) OSCE
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.34%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.13%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Telerik
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) HP
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) Symantec
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.13%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Compuware
7 1 (1.06%) Empirix
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago