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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 183 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 52 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.82% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 52
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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
4631 5098 5571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.97% 88.71% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 4289 4576
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Somerset +10 21 £32,500 +18.18%
Gloucestershire -9 16 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Devon - 6 £33,581 -
Bristol -1 5 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Wiltshire +18 3 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (64.76%) ISTQB
3 63 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 59 (56.19%) BDD
5 55 (52.38%) ISEB
6 50 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 44 (41.90%) Waterfall
9 43 (40.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 40 (38.10%) Software Testing
10 40 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
12 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
13 29 (27.62%) SpecFlow
13 29 (27.62%) Line Management
13 29 (27.62%) Scrum
13 29 (27.62%) Load Testing
14 28 (26.67%) JIRA
14 28 (26.67%) SQL
15 26 (24.76%) Programme Management
16 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
17 23 (21.90%) Degree
17 23 (21.90%) Performance Testing
17 23 (21.90%) Java
18 22 (20.95%) Security Testing
18 22 (20.95%) DV Cleared
18 22 (20.95%) Test Strategy
18 22 (20.95%) Defect Management
19 21 (20.00%) Linux
19 21 (20.00%) Project Management

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 2 (1.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Office
2 12 (11.43%) MS Project
3 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.90%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) SSH
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.90%) Big Data
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
3 29 (27.62%) SpecFlow
4 28 (26.67%) JIRA
5 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
5 18 (17.14%) Zephyr
6 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.62%) Selenium
8 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.81%) Bugzilla
10 4 (3.81%) Capybara
10 4 (3.81%) Hudson
10 4 (3.81%) Maven
10 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.81%) TestLink
11 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.86%) Spock
11 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (11.43%) Electronics
4 12 (11.43%) Marketing
5 11 (10.48%) Retail
6 6 (5.71%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Analyst
2 38 (36.19%) Test Analyst
3 22 (20.95%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (20.95%) Senior Test Analyst
4 18 (17.14%) Test Manager
5 14 (13.33%) Programme Manager
6 13 (12.38%) Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Manual Tester
8 7 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) QA Leader
9 6 (5.71%) Software Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Software Test Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) REST
1 18 (17.14%) SOAP
1 18 (17.14%) Web Services
2 17 (16.19%) Gherkin
3 5 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) HTML5
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Handset
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Unix
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (56.19%) BDD
3 49 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 44 (41.90%) Waterfall
5 43 (40.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 40 (38.10%) Software Testing
7 29 (27.62%) Line Management
7 29 (27.62%) Load Testing
7 29 (27.62%) Scrum
8 26 (24.76%) Programme Management
9 23 (21.90%) Performance Testing
10 22 (20.95%) Defect Management
10 22 (20.95%) Security Testing
10 22 (20.95%) Test Strategy
11 21 (20.00%) Project Management
12 18 (17.14%) Data Transformation
12 18 (17.14%) Kanban
13 17 (16.19%) Manual Testing
14 15 (14.29%) SDLC
15 14 (13.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) SQL
2 23 (21.90%) Java
3 7 (6.67%) Ruby
4 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (3.81%) C#
6 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.86%) C
7 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.90%) VB
7 2 (1.90%) XPath
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (64.76%) ISTQB
2 55 (52.38%) ISEB
3 40 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 23 (21.90%) Degree
7 22 (20.95%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.00%) HP
3 15 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle
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