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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / South West
Rank 176 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 51 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.72% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 42
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
4379 4881 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.18% 89.02% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3591 4130 4311
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +17 21 £47,000 +18.98% 9
Somerset +12 12 £33,750 +22.72%
Gloucestershire -16 9 £43,500 - 2
Devon - 4 £33,581 -
Wiltshire - 4 £48,750 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (60.91%) ISTQB
3 58 (52.73%) BDD
4 53 (48.18%) Microsoft
4 53 (48.18%) ISEB
5 51 (46.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (46.36%) Test Automation
6 43 (39.09%) Waterfall
6 43 (39.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 41 (37.27%) Software Testing
8 40 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (33.64%) Cucumber
9 37 (33.64%) Performance Testing
10 31 (28.18%) Line Management
11 30 (27.27%) SpecFlow
11 30 (27.27%) Load Testing
12 29 (26.36%) JIRA
12 29 (26.36%) Finance
12 29 (26.36%) Scrum
12 29 (26.36%) Java
12 29 (26.36%) SQL
13 25 (22.73%) Security Cleared
14 24 (21.82%) Security Testing
15 23 (20.91%) Degree
15 23 (20.91%) HP
16 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (19.09%) Programme Management
17 21 (19.09%) Defect Management
18 19 (17.27%) Test Strategy
18 19 (17.27%) Telecoms

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 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Office
2 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) SSH
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (46.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (33.64%) Cucumber
3 30 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 29 (26.36%) JIRA
5 18 (16.36%) Zephyr
6 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.27%) Selenium
9 5 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 5 (4.55%) LoadRunner
9 5 (4.55%) Maven
9 5 (4.55%) Vagrant
9 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.73%) Spock
11 2 (1.82%) Capybara
11 2 (1.82%) Hudson
11 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.82%) TestLink
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.64%) Electronics
3 15 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 15 (13.64%) Marketing
4 12 (10.91%) Retail
5 5 (4.55%) Back Office
6 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Analyst
2 33 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 25 (22.73%) Test Manager
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (13.64%) Tester
6 9 (8.18%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Manual Tester
8 7 (6.36%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Software Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Software Test Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Auditor
11 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) QA Leader
11 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) REST
1 18 (16.36%) SOAP
1 18 (16.36%) Web Services
2 17 (15.45%) Gherkin
3 7 (6.36%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) HTML5
4 1 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) Handset
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (52.73%) BDD
3 51 (46.36%) Test Automation
4 43 (39.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 43 (39.09%) Waterfall
5 41 (37.27%) Software Testing
6 37 (33.64%) Performance Testing
7 31 (28.18%) Line Management
8 30 (27.27%) Load Testing
9 29 (26.36%) Scrum
10 24 (21.82%) Security Testing
11 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (19.09%) Defect Management
12 21 (19.09%) Programme Management
13 19 (17.27%) Test Strategy
14 18 (16.36%) Data Transformation
14 18 (16.36%) Kanban
14 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
14 18 (16.36%) SDLC
14 18 (16.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.36%) Java
1 29 (26.36%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) C#
3 8 (7.27%) Python
3 8 (7.27%) Ruby
4 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) C
5 4 (3.64%) C++
5 4 (3.64%) XPath
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (60.91%) ISTQB
2 53 (48.18%) ISEB
3 40 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 23 (20.91%) Degree
6 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.91%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 53 (48.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.91%) HP
3 16 (14.55%) SAP
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle
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