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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 206 173 193
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 34 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.04% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 26
Average salary £43,250 £50,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.50% +55.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
4994 4317 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.75% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3640 3748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 16 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +1 6 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Wiltshire -1 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -2 3 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.33%) Test Strategy
3 44 (51.16%) Software Testing
4 37 (43.02%) Finance
5 36 (41.86%) Waterfall
6 35 (40.70%) Test Planning
7 33 (38.37%) Validation
8 29 (33.72%) ISEB
8 29 (33.72%) V-Model
9 28 (32.56%) ISTQB
10 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
11 23 (26.74%) Selenium
12 18 (20.93%) Line Management
13 17 (19.77%) QA
14 15 (17.44%) Scrum
14 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
15 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (12.79%) Performance Testing
16 11 (12.79%) TestNG
16 11 (12.79%) WebDriver
16 11 (12.79%) Open Source
16 11 (12.79%) JUnit
17 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
18 9 (10.47%) ISEB Practitioner
18 9 (10.47%) Knowledge Management
18 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
19 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 7 (8.14%) .NET
19 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Selenium
2 11 (12.79%) TestNG
2 11 (12.79%) WebDriver
2 11 (12.79%) JUnit
3 7 (8.14%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.33%) TestPartner
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (43.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Test Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Test Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Senior Test Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Team Leader
4 12 (13.95%) Test Team Leader
5 11 (12.79%) Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Integration Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Test Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.49%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Developer
10 2 (2.33%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Open Source
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) Social Network
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.33%) Test Strategy
3 44 (51.16%) Software Testing
4 36 (41.86%) Waterfall
5 35 (40.70%) Test Planning
6 33 (38.37%) Validation
7 29 (33.72%) V-Model
8 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
9 18 (20.93%) Line Management
10 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
10 15 (17.44%) Scrum
11 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.79%) Performance Testing
13 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (10.47%) Knowledge Management
15 6 (6.98%) Automated Testing
15 6 (6.98%) Security Testing
16 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
16 5 (5.81%) System Testing
17 4 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C
3 3 (3.49%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) VB
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) Ruby
4 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) ISEB
2 28 (32.56%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
6 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.16%) Capita
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago