The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 184 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 39 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.34% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 45
Average salary £43,375 £47,500 £44,198
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.68% +7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £45,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4925 4157 4278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.35% 77.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3583 3784
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Management
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Bristol +21 27 £42,388 +88.38% 3
Wiltshire -8 8 £44,250 -1.66% 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 £50,000 - 1
Somerset -19 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) Scrum
2 23 (27.71%) Finance
3 20 (24.10%) Project Management
4 19 (22.89%) Test Strategy
5 17 (20.48%) ISEB
6 16 (19.28%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
6 16 (19.28%) Software Testing
6 16 (19.28%) QA
6 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.07%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.07%) Degree
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
9 13 (15.66%) User Stories
10 12 (14.46%) Dependency Management
10 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.25%) Validation
11 11 (13.25%) Oracle
11 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.05%) Selenium
12 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (12.05%) HP
13 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
13 9 (10.84%) .NET
13 9 (10.84%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.41%) FTP
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.23%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.23%) SAP BI
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.61%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 7 (8.43%) Toad
4 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.02%) JUnit
5 5 (6.02%) TestNG
6 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.61%) JIRA
7 2 (2.41%) WATIR
7 2 (2.41%) JProfiler
7 2 (2.41%) WatiN
7 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.41%) Introscope
7 2 (2.41%) JMeter
8 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.20%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.20%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Law
2 6 (7.23%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Test Manager
2 26 (31.33%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Tester
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Tester
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Test Manager
7 6 (7.23%) SAP BW Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Senior SAP BW Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.82%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) SAP MI
3 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.82%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.41%) REST
6 2 (2.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.41%) JDBC
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) ODBC
6 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 2 (2.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Economics
2 6 (7.23%) Informatics
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.41%) FMCG
4 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) UNIX
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) Scrum
3 20 (24.10%) Project Management
4 19 (22.89%) Test Strategy
5 16 (19.28%) Risk Management
5 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
5 16 (19.28%) Software Testing
5 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.07%) Waterfall
7 13 (15.66%) User Stories
8 12 (14.46%) Dependency Management
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.25%) Validation
9 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (10.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.64%) TDD
13 7 (8.43%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.82%) VB
4 4 (4.82%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) ISEB
2 15 (18.07%) Degree
3 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) HP
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 8 (9.64%) Telerik
4 6 (7.23%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.82%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) Symantec
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) Green Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Empirix
7 2 (2.41%) Compuware
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