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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 176 190 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 62 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.51% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 31
Average salary £39,500 £36,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% -26.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +27 33 £36,750 +63.33% 5
Wiltshire +8 11 £45,000 - 3
Somerset -5 11 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Gloucestershire -10 4 £50,000 +78.57% 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) Waterfall
3 39 (38.24%) Software Testing
4 37 (36.27%) Scrum
5 32 (31.37%) Test Strategy
6 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
7 27 (26.47%) ISEB
8 26 (25.49%) Line Management
9 23 (22.55%) Finance
9 23 (22.55%) ISTQB
9 23 (22.55%) QA
10 21 (20.59%) Selenium
11 19 (18.63%) Project Management
11 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
11 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 18 (17.65%) Test Planning
13 16 (15.69%) V-Model
13 16 (15.69%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.71%) Validation
14 15 (14.71%) SQL
15 14 (13.73%) Performance Testing
16 13 (12.75%) User Stories
16 13 (12.75%) .NET
16 13 (12.75%) C#
17 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (11.76%) Dependency Management
18 11 (10.78%) WebDriver
18 11 (10.78%) Test Scripting
18 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.98%) SAS
1 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.92%) MS Access
3 4 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.96%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Selenium
2 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.78%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.80%) TestNG
4 10 (9.80%) JUnit
5 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.94%) Toad
9 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.98%) Introscope
9 1 (0.98%) JMeter
9 1 (0.98%) JIRA
9 1 (0.98%) WATIR
9 1 (0.98%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.98%) WatiN
9 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Legal
3 6 (5.88%) Law
4 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 25 (24.51%) Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 16 (15.69%) Tester
5 13 (12.75%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Test Team Leader
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Tester
6 10 (9.80%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Test Manager
7 7 (6.86%) QA Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 5 (4.90%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (3.92%) XHTML
4 4 (3.92%) jQuery
4 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.92%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) CSS
4 4 (3.92%) Classic ASP
4 4 (3.92%) SOAP
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) ODBC
5 1 (0.98%) JDBC
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
1 10 (9.80%) Open Source
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Debian
3 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) Waterfall
3 39 (38.24%) Software Testing
4 37 (36.27%) Scrum
5 32 (31.37%) Test Strategy
6 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
7 26 (25.49%) Line Management
8 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
8 19 (18.63%) Project Management
9 18 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 18 (17.65%) Test Planning
10 16 (15.69%) V-Model
10 16 (15.69%) Risk Management
11 15 (14.71%) Validation
12 14 (13.73%) Performance Testing
13 13 (12.75%) User Stories
14 12 (11.76%) Dependency Management
14 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (10.78%) Test Scripting
16 10 (9.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) C#
3 7 (6.86%) VB
4 5 (4.90%) Java
5 4 (3.92%) VBA
5 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) ISEB
2 23 (22.55%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (7.84%) Degree
6 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) OSCP
8 2 (1.96%) OSCE
8 2 (1.96%) CEH
9 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.55%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.98%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Telerik
3 8 (7.84%) HP
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 4 (3.92%) SAP
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.98%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.98%) Empirix
7 1 (0.98%) Compuware
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