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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 197 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 52 50 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 35
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,260 £37,500 £29,030
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £45,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,275
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.44%
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
4936 5056 5257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.46% 86.74% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4120 4219 4265
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 18 £82,500 +94.11% 2
Somerset +4 13 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -21 12 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Wiltshire +15 5 £53,223 +18.27% 2
Dorset +3 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
3 43 (55.84%) ISEB
4 41 (53.25%) ISTQB
5 39 (50.65%) BDD
6 36 (46.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 32 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (38.96%) Test Automation
9 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
10 28 (36.36%) Programme Management
11 27 (35.06%) Waterfall
12 25 (32.47%) Cucumber
13 23 (29.87%) DV Cleared
14 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
14 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
14 22 (28.57%) Linux
15 21 (27.27%) JIRA
16 20 (25.97%) Java
16 20 (25.97%) Scrum
17 19 (24.68%) Test Strategy
17 19 (24.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (23.38%) SQL
18 18 (23.38%) SAP
18 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
19 17 (22.08%) Degree
19 17 (22.08%) Finance
19 17 (22.08%) Defect Management
20 16 (20.78%) Line Management
20 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
20 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing

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 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Office
1 12 (15.58%) MS Project
2 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (19.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) SSH
2 6 (7.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (32.47%) Cucumber
3 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (27.27%) JIRA
5 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
6 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
6 15 (19.48%) Zephyr
7 11 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 9 (11.69%) Selenium
9 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (7.79%) Maven
9 6 (7.79%) RSpec
10 4 (5.19%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (3.90%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.90%) Capybara
11 3 (3.90%) Hudson
11 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.90%) TestLink
11 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing
2 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
3 15 (19.48%) Electronics
3 15 (19.48%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 30 (38.96%) Test Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Test Manager
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Test Analyst
5 14 (18.18%) Programme Manager
6 9 (11.69%) Tester
7 8 (10.39%) Manual Tester
7 8 (10.39%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Developer in Test
8 5 (6.49%) QA Leader
8 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) QA Manager
10 3 (3.90%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) Gherkin
1 15 (19.48%) REST
1 15 (19.48%) SOAP
1 15 (19.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
3 1 (1.30%) J2EE
3 1 (1.30%) JSON
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
1 6 (7.79%) Internet of Things
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) BDD
3 36 (46.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 30 (38.96%) Test Automation
5 28 (36.36%) Programme Management
6 27 (35.06%) Waterfall
7 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 20 (25.97%) Scrum
9 19 (24.68%) Test Strategy
10 17 (22.08%) Defect Management
11 16 (20.78%) Line Management
11 16 (20.78%) Load Testing
11 16 (20.78%) Regression Testing
12 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (19.48%) Data Transformation
12 15 (19.48%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (19.48%) Kanban
12 15 (19.48%) Security Testing
13 14 (18.18%) Performance Testing
13 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) Java
2 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) Python
4 11 (14.29%) Ruby
5 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) VB
7 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.49%) C
8 5 (6.49%) C++
8 5 (6.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) Ada
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) ISEB
2 41 (53.25%) ISTQB
3 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
4 23 (29.87%) DV Cleared
5 19 (24.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
7 17 (22.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) SAP
3 15 (19.48%) HP
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