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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 211 184 204
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 25 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.88% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 9
Average salary £53,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.70% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -0.20%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -8 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol -17 5 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Somerset - 5 £53,000 -
Dorset -2 4 £67,500 +63.63% 3
Wiltshire -8 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) Test Strategy
3 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
4 26 (37.14%) ISEB
5 24 (34.29%) QA
6 23 (32.86%) Test Planning
7 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 21 (30.00%) Validation
8 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 20 (28.57%) Finance
8 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 19 (27.14%) V-Model
10 17 (24.29%) Scrum
11 11 (15.71%) Selenium
11 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.86%) C#
13 9 (12.86%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) Line Management
13 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
14 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
14 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
14 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
14 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.00%) System Testing
15 7 (10.00%) Degree
15 7 (10.00%) Open Source
15 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) OLTP
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Selenium
2 6 (8.57%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) JUnit
3 5 (7.14%) TestNG
3 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.86%) TestPartner
4 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Test Manager
2 15 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Test Team Leader
4 6 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) QA Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Test Architect
8 2 (2.86%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.86%) QA Leader
8 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Social Network
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
1 2 (2.86%) Solaris
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) Test Strategy
3 37 (52.86%) Software Testing
4 23 (32.86%) Test Planning
5 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (30.00%) Validation
6 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 19 (27.14%) V-Model
8 17 (24.29%) Scrum
9 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Line Management
10 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
11 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.00%) System Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) C#
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) ISEB
2 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Green Hat
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) BT
3 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Reuters
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
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