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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 196 184 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 47 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.89% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 27
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,954 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.77%
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
4962 4358 4309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.19% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 3642 3813
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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 3 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
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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
Bristol +8 29 £45,750 +10.90% 1
Gloucestershire 0 8 £50,000 -6.97%
Somerset -1 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wiltshire -3 4 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 49 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 48 (45.71%) Waterfall
5 43 (40.95%) Finance
6 39 (37.14%) Test Planning
7 38 (36.19%) ISEB
8 37 (35.24%) Validation
9 35 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
11 33 (31.43%) V-Model
12 29 (27.62%) Selenium
13 23 (21.90%) Line Management
14 19 (18.10%) QA
15 18 (17.14%) Scrum
16 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
17 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
18 13 (12.38%) Performance Testing
18 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.43%) WebDriver
19 12 (11.43%) Open Source
19 12 (11.43%) TestNG
19 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (11.43%) JUnit
20 11 (10.48%) SQL
20 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
21 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 9 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
22 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
22 9 (8.57%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Selenium
2 12 (11.43%) TestNG
2 12 (11.43%) WebDriver
2 12 (11.43%) JUnit
3 7 (6.67%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Hudson
7 1 (0.95%) TestPartner
General
1 43 (40.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Advertising
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Billing
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Test Manager
2 22 (20.95%) Test Engineer
3 20 (19.05%) Senior Test Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Analyst
5 15 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 13 (12.38%) Test Team Leader
6 13 (12.38%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.57%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Integration Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Test Architect
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) QA Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Test Automation Analyst
12 3 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.86%) QA Test Manager
12 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Open Source
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Social Network
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 49 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 48 (45.71%) Waterfall
5 39 (37.14%) Test Planning
6 37 (35.24%) Validation
7 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
8 33 (31.43%) V-Model
9 23 (21.90%) Line Management
10 18 (17.14%) Scrum
11 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
12 13 (12.38%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.57%) Automated Testing
15 9 (8.57%) Security Testing
15 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
16 8 (7.62%) Knowledge Management
17 6 (5.71%) System Testing
18 5 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) VBA
2 5 (4.76%) C#
2 5 (4.76%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) VB
4 3 (2.86%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.86%) Ruby
4 3 (2.86%) C
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) ISEB
2 35 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 9 (8.57%) Degree
6 8 (7.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) VCP4
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.90%) HP
3 1 (0.95%) Capita
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.95%) IBM
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