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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 217 218 198
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 25 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.50% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 30
Median salary £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
4640 4951 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.97% 85.44% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 4126 4213
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,909
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 14 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Somerset -4 8 £32,500 -38.67%
Bristol +1 2 £49,500 -13.91% 1
Dorset +7 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 41 (73.21%) ISEB
2 28 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
3 27 (48.21%) Finance
4 25 (44.64%) ISTQB
5 24 (42.86%) Java
6 23 (41.07%) QA
7 22 (39.29%) HP
7 22 (39.29%) BDD
7 22 (39.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.71%) Unix
9 19 (33.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
10 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
10 17 (30.36%) XML
11 16 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (26.79%) Green Hat
12 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (26.79%) Banking
12 15 (26.79%) MQSeries
12 15 (26.79%) IBM
12 15 (26.79%) Middleware
13 14 (25.00%) Linux
13 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
14 13 (23.21%) Functional Testing
15 12 (21.43%) Defect 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 15 (26.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Temenos T24
2 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 7 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
3 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) LoadRunner
4 9 (16.07%) JIRA
5 8 (14.29%) Selenium
6 7 (12.50%) RSpec
6 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 7 (12.50%) Zephyr
7 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.14%) Maven
8 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
8 3 (5.36%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Geb
9 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 7 (12.50%) Electronics
5 7 (12.50%) Marketing
5 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.14%) Military
7 2 (3.57%) Billing
8 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Middleware Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Test Leader
5 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Defect Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
8 4 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Developer in Test
9 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Manual Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) XML
2 15 (26.79%) Middleware
3 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 7 (12.50%) REST
3 7 (12.50%) SOAP
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Unix
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
3 22 (39.29%) BDD
3 22 (39.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (33.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
6 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (23.21%) Functional Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 12 (21.43%) System Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Integration Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
8 11 (19.64%) SOA
8 11 (19.64%) TDD
9 10 (17.86%) Data Management
9 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
10 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) VB
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) C
6 4 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Ada
7 1 (1.79%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (73.21%) ISEB
2 25 (44.64%) ISTQB
3 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
4 16 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) HP
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Green Hat
3 15 (26.79%) IBM
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 10 (17.86%) webMethods
6 7 (12.50%) SAP
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