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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 201 189 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 39 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.65% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.79% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 12
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £33,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 10 £67,500 - 1
Bristol -33 5 £44,500 +4.98% 3
Wiltshire -10 3 £45,000 +1.69% 2
Somerset +9 2 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 23 (31.94%) QA
4 22 (30.56%) ISEB
5 21 (29.17%) C#
5 21 (29.17%) .NET
6 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.78%) System Testing
7 19 (26.39%) Software Testing
8 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
8 17 (23.61%) Finance
8 17 (23.61%) Change Control
9 16 (22.22%) HTML
9 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.83%) CMS
10 15 (20.83%) Test Planning
11 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
11 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (18.06%) SQL
12 12 (16.67%) Validation
12 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
13 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
15 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (12.50%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 15 (20.83%) CMS
3 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.94%) Temenos T24
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.94%) OLTP
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.39%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.39%) TestNG
4 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Test Manager
2 17 (23.61%) Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) QA Leader
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) CSS
4 8 (11.11%) HTML5
4 8 (11.11%) CSS3
5 6 (8.33%) XML
6 5 (6.94%) Middleware
7 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.78%) Web Services
9 1 (1.39%) XBRL
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) UNIX
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Solaris
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 20 (27.78%) System Testing
4 19 (26.39%) Software Testing
5 17 (23.61%) Change Control
6 15 (20.83%) Test Planning
7 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 12 (16.67%) Validation
9 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.50%) Scrum
11 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
12 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 8 (11.11%) CRM
12 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.72%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) C
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) ISEB
2 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.94%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (6.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Kofax
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) Green Hat
5 4 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.39%) Reuters
6 1 (1.39%) BT
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
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