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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 213 195 206
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 41 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.93% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 29
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -3.48%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Dorset - 20 £32,500 -
Bristol -25 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Gloucestershire +3 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire -2 2 £25,000 -51.21% 2
Somerset -10 2 £31,250 -11.97%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (56.32%) QA
2 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (50.57%) ISEB
5 38 (43.68%) Test Automation
6 37 (42.53%) Finance
7 35 (40.23%) Software Testing
8 33 (37.93%) Test Scripting
9 31 (35.63%) XML
10 27 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (28.74%) SQL
11 25 (28.74%) HP
11 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
12 24 (27.59%) Banking
12 24 (27.59%) System Testing
13 23 (26.44%) Middleware
14 22 (25.29%) IBM
14 22 (25.29%) Java
14 22 (25.29%) MQSeries
14 22 (25.29%) Green Hat
15 21 (24.14%) Functional Testing
15 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
16 19 (21.84%) Configuration Management
16 19 (21.84%) ISTQB
17 18 (20.69%) Data Management
17 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
18 17 (19.54%) Temenos T24
18 17 (19.54%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (25.29%) MQSeries
2 8 (9.20%) CMS
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
1 14 (16.09%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Temenos T24
2 6 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) OLTP
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.09%) Selenium
3 9 (10.34%) HP UFT
3 9 (10.34%) LoadRunner
4 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.20%) JMeter
5 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.90%) JBehave
5 6 (6.90%) JIRA
6 5 (5.75%) Subversion
7 3 (3.45%) Geb
8 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.30%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) RSpec
8 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.30%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.30%) TestNG
8 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 24 (27.59%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.60%) Electronics
6 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.45%) Back Office
7 3 (3.45%) Military
8 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.30%) Billing
8 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Tester
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) Test Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Test Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) Test Leader
6 13 (14.94%) Software Tester
7 11 (12.64%) Test Manager
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Tester
9 9 (10.34%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Developer
10 6 (6.90%) HTML Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Programme Manager
10 6 (6.90%) QA Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Software Manager
11 5 (5.75%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) XML
2 23 (26.44%) Middleware
3 12 (13.79%) HTML
4 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.90%) CSS
5 6 (6.90%) CSS3
5 6 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.60%) PMI
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Unix
2 12 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (43.68%) Test Automation
4 35 (40.23%) Software Testing
5 33 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
7 24 (27.59%) System Testing
8 21 (24.14%) Functional Testing
9 19 (21.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.69%) Data Management
11 16 (18.39%) Automation Testing
11 16 (18.39%) Defect Tracking
12 15 (17.24%) Integration Testing
12 15 (17.24%) SOA
13 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
14 12 (13.79%) SDLC
15 11 (12.64%) Project Management
16 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
16 10 (11.49%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) Java
3 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) C#
6 6 (6.90%) C++
7 5 (5.75%) XPath
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) ISEB
2 19 (21.84%) ISTQB
3 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 17 (19.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (56.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) HP
2 22 (25.29%) Green Hat
2 22 (25.29%) IBM
3 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.54%) webMethods
5 16 (18.39%) Oracle
6 6 (6.90%) Kofax
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Capita
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Teradata
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