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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 233 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 22 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.62% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 34
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
4939 5322 5020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.32% 86.02% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4342 4169
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 1 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 1 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 +12 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Dorset - 4 - -
Somerset -4 3 £30,000 -43.39% 1
Bristol -16 2 £49,500 +11.23%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 (65.08%) ISEB
2 37 (58.73%) QA
3 35 (55.56%) Finance
4 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
4 31 (49.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (42.86%) HP
6 27 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 26 (41.27%) Java
7 26 (41.27%) XML
8 25 (39.68%) Test Scripting
9 22 (34.92%) ISTQB
9 22 (34.92%) Banking
9 22 (34.92%) MQSeries
9 22 (34.92%) IBM
9 22 (34.92%) Middleware
9 22 (34.92%) Green Hat
9 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (33.33%) Unix
11 20 (31.75%) Regression Testing
12 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
12 19 (30.16%) System Testing
12 19 (30.16%) Functional Testing
13 18 (28.57%) SQL
14 17 (26.98%) webMethods
14 17 (26.98%) Data Management
14 17 (26.98%) Temenos T24
14 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
15 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
15 16 (25.40%) Oracle

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 22 (34.92%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Temenos T24
2 5 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) OLTP
3 7 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
4 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.29%) JIRA
5 8 (12.70%) HP UFT
6 6 (9.52%) RSpec
7 5 (7.94%) Subversion
8 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.76%) Geb
9 3 (4.76%) JMeter
9 3 (4.76%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.17%) JUnit
10 2 (3.17%) Maven
10 2 (3.17%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
10 2 (3.17%) TestNG
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Financial Institution
5 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (7.94%) Electronics
6 5 (7.94%) Marketing
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (6.35%) Military
8 3 (4.76%) Back Office
9 2 (3.17%) Billing
10 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Test Leader
5 9 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Tester
6 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Defect Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Functional Test Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Developer in Test
10 2 (3.17%) QC Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) XML
2 22 (34.92%) Middleware
3 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Internet of Things
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Unix
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 9 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
1 31 (49.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 25 (39.68%) Test Scripting
5 20 (31.75%) Regression Testing
6 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
6 19 (30.16%) Functional Testing
6 19 (30.16%) System Testing
7 17 (26.98%) Data Management
8 15 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 15 (23.81%) SOA
9 12 (19.05%) Automation Testing
9 12 (19.05%) BDD
9 12 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 9 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Python
4 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) VB
6 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.94%) Ruby
7 5 (7.94%) XPath
8 4 (6.35%) C++
9 3 (4.76%) C
9 3 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (3.17%) C#
11 1 (1.59%) Ada
11 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (65.08%) ISEB
2 22 (34.92%) ISTQB
3 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
5 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (58.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) HP
2 22 (34.92%) Green Hat
2 22 (34.92%) IBM
3 17 (26.98%) webMethods
4 16 (25.40%) Oracle
5 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.94%) SAP
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