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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 200 198 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 53 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.06% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 51
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,712
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £49,200 £57,500
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
4961 5208 5247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.71% 87.40% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 4391 4319
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +5 18 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Bristol 0 13 £85,000 +100.00% 2
Gloucestershire -17 10 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Wiltshire +3 5 £53,223 +18.27%
Devon - 3 £28,591 -
Dorset +10 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 49 (58.33%) ISEB
4 48 (57.14%) BDD
5 40 (47.62%) Test Automation
6 38 (45.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (45.24%) Non-Functional Testing
7 33 (39.29%) Waterfall
8 31 (36.90%) Cucumber
8 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
8 31 (36.90%) Software Testing
9 29 (34.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (32.14%) Programme Management
11 23 (27.38%) DV Cleared
12 22 (26.19%) Load Testing
12 22 (26.19%) JIRA
12 22 (26.19%) Java
12 22 (26.19%) Line Management
12 22 (26.19%) Test Strategy
12 22 (26.19%) SpecFlow
13 21 (25.00%) Linux
13 21 (25.00%) Scrum
14 20 (23.81%) SQL
14 20 (23.81%) SC Cleared
14 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
15 17 (20.24%) SAP
15 17 (20.24%) Defect Management
16 16 (19.05%) Regression Testing
16 16 (19.05%) Performance Testing

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 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Office
1 12 (14.29%) MS Project
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) SSH
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (36.90%) Cucumber
3 22 (26.19%) JIRA
3 22 (26.19%) SpecFlow
4 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 15 (17.86%) Zephyr
6 9 (10.71%) LoadRunner
6 9 (10.71%) Selenium
7 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.95%) Maven
7 5 (5.95%) RSpec
8 4 (4.76%) Bugzilla
8 4 (4.76%) Capybara
8 4 (4.76%) Hudson
8 4 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.76%) TestLink
8 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.57%) Spock
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
1 15 (17.86%) Manufacturing
1 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.67%) Electronics
2 14 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Analyst
2 35 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) Test Manager
5 13 (15.48%) Programme Manager
6 9 (10.71%) Tester
7 8 (9.52%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.33%) Manual Tester
8 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) QA Leader
10 5 (5.95%) Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 4 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) REST
1 15 (17.86%) SOAP
1 15 (17.86%) Web Services
2 14 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) JSON
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.95%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
1 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.19%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.14%) BDD
3 40 (47.62%) Test Automation
4 38 (45.24%) Non-Functional Testing
5 33 (39.29%) Waterfall
6 31 (36.90%) Software Testing
7 27 (32.14%) Programme Management
8 22 (26.19%) Line Management
8 22 (26.19%) Load Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Test Strategy
9 21 (25.00%) Scrum
10 17 (20.24%) Defect Management
11 16 (19.05%) Performance Testing
11 16 (19.05%) Regression Testing
11 16 (19.05%) Security Testing
12 15 (17.86%) Data Transformation
12 15 (17.86%) Kanban
12 15 (17.86%) Project Management
13 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) Java
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Ruby
5 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.95%) VB
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 49 (58.33%) ISEB
3 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
4 29 (34.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (27.38%) DV Cleared
6 20 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 16 (19.05%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) SAP
3 15 (17.86%) HP
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