The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 90 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 0.66% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.78% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Test Management
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
668 774 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.10% 85.52% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 632 602 722
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Management
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Southampton region.

Test Management Salary Trend in Southampton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) Capita
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) DCOM
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) DCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Capita
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP