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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 205 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 34 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,550 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4982 5036 4206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.10% 82.60% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4082 3701
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
Gloucestershire +9 13 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Dorset +14 9 £67,500 +101.49%
Bristol -40 5 £45,000 +6.16% 2
Somerset +15 4 £54,500 -
Wiltshire -14 2 £51,425 +13.02%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 26 (38.24%) QA
4 25 (36.76%) ISEB
5 23 (33.82%) Software Testing
6 18 (26.47%) C#
6 18 (26.47%) Finance
7 17 (25.00%) .NET
7 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 15 (22.06%) System Testing
9 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
9 14 (20.59%) Scrum
10 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
10 13 (19.12%) Test Planning
11 12 (17.65%) Change Control
11 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
12 11 (16.18%) CMS
12 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.71%) Validation
13 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
15 8 (11.76%) SQL
15 8 (11.76%) Java
15 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.18%) CMS
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Temenos T24
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) VoIP
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.35%) OLTP
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.94%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) TestNG
4 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Test Manager
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Architect
3 6 (8.82%) AWS Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Test Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) QA Leader
7 2 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.47%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) XML
3 5 (7.35%) Middleware
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 4 (5.88%) CSS3
5 3 (4.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) UNIX
1 5 (7.35%) Solaris
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 23 (33.82%) Software Testing
4 15 (22.06%) System Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Scrum
5 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 13 (19.12%) Test Planning
7 12 (17.65%) Change Control
8 10 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (14.71%) Validation
8 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 8 (11.76%) V-Model
10 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.76%) Line Management
10 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) C#
2 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 3 (4.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) ISEB
2 17 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.24%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (7.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Green Hat
3 4 (5.88%) Kofax
4 2 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.47%) Reuters
5 1 (1.47%) BT
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago