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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 478 448 453
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 557 667 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 386 538 502
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Test Management
Salary Trend

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

Test Management Salary Trend in the UK

Test Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
England -23 510 £48,750 +2.63% 56
London +62 224 £60,250 +7.11% 16
South East -44 87 £39,000 -13.33% 11
West Midlands +30 66 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East of England +7 37 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Yorkshire -56 35 £35,000 -15.66% 4
Scotland -6 34 £45,500 +1.11% 4
Birmingham +4 33 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Yorkshire -18 29 £35,000 -16.66% 3
City of London +46 28 £67,500 +12.50% 8
Wimbledon - 25 - -
North West +33 24 £42,500 +20.56% 2
Leeds -17 23 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh +9 21 £43,500 -10.76% 2
South West -3 20 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +4 19 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +19 18 £38,250 +2.00% 4
Berkshire -8 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -5 16 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Manchester +14 14 £45,600 +18.44% 2
Hampshire -11 13 £30,000 -37.17% 4
Staffordshire +17 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Gloucestershire +5 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Watford +17 10 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Abingdon - 10 - - 1
Glasgow -24 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Suffolk - 9 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 9 £37,500 -
Camberley - 9 £60,000 -

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 with a requirement for Test Management.

1 664 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (38.75%) QA
3 441 (34.94%) Finance
4 391 (30.98%) ISTQB
5 384 (30.43%) ISEB
6 351 (27.81%) Test Automation
7 327 (25.91%) Test Strategy
8 317 (25.12%) Test Scripting
9 307 (24.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 302 (23.93%) Selenium
11 295 (23.38%) SQL
12 293 (23.22%) Software Testing
13 257 (20.36%) HP
14 223 (17.67%) Functional Testing
15 221 (17.51%) Java
16 216 (17.12%) Defect Management
17 211 (16.72%) Microsoft
18 206 (16.32%) HP Quality Center
19 194 (15.37%) Regression Testing
20 188 (14.90%) SDLC
21 185 (14.66%) HP UFT
22 166 (13.15%) Cucumber
22 166 (13.15%) BDD
23 164 (13.00%) Scrum
24 162 (12.84%) JIRA
25 161 (12.76%) Test Planning
25 161 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
26 155 (12.28%) Degree
27 154 (12.20%) Automated Testing
28 151 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 41 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.58%) MQSeries
3 17 (1.35%) CMS
4 15 (1.19%) SAS
5 14 (1.11%) Confluence
6 4 (0.32%) Apache
6 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.32%) MTS
6 4 (0.32%) Node.js
7 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.24%) IIS
7 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.16%) Documentum
8 2 (0.16%) JBoss
8 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.079%) Drupal
Applications
1 114 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.34%) MS Office
3 36 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.82%) MS Project
5 11 (0.87%) SPSS
6 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.079%) Mudbox
8 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.079%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 15 (1.19%) Temenos T24
2 12 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.16%) Summit
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.03%) SaaS
2 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.48%) Office 365
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) GitHub
5 2 (0.16%) Pure360
6 1 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.74%) HTTP
2 21 (1.66%) Internet
3 18 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.43%) VoIP
4 15 (1.19%) 2G
4 15 (1.19%) 3G
4 15 (1.19%) 4G
5 14 (1.11%) M3UA
5 14 (1.11%) SCCP
5 14 (1.11%) SCTP
5 14 (1.11%) SIGTRAN
5 14 (1.11%) SMPP
5 14 (1.11%) TCAP
6 13 (1.03%) INAP
6 13 (1.03%) RANAP
7 7 (0.55%) Firewall
8 6 (0.48%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.40%) tcpdump
10 4 (0.32%) Extranet
10 4 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.30%) Big Data
5 27 (2.14%) Data Mining
5 27 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.79%) EDRMS
8 10 (0.79%) QlikView
8 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.71%) MySQL
10 8 (0.63%) GIS
10 8 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.48%) OLTP
12 5 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.32%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 302 (23.93%) Selenium
2 185 (14.66%) HP UFT
3 166 (13.15%) Cucumber
4 162 (12.84%) JIRA
5 126 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 85 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 84 (6.66%) LoadRunner
8 70 (5.55%) WebDriver
9 64 (5.07%) SoapUI
10 63 (4.99%) JMeter
11 62 (4.91%) Visual Studio
12 58 (4.60%) SpecFlow
13 46 (3.65%) Git (software)
14 36 (2.85%) FitNesse
15 32 (2.54%) Maven
15 32 (2.54%) SilkTest
16 31 (2.46%) Rational Functional Tester
17 30 (2.38%) JUnit
18 24 (1.90%) Subversion
19 22 (1.74%) Hudson
General
1 441 (34.94%) Finance
2 137 (10.86%) Banking
3 72 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 70 (5.55%) Retail
5 40 (3.17%) Marketing
6 28 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.22%) Legal
7 27 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.66%) Games
9 19 (1.51%) Back Office
10 13 (1.03%) Law
11 10 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.71%) Billing
13 8 (0.63%) Electronics
14 7 (0.55%) Local Government
15 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.40%) Advertising
16 5 (0.40%) Front Office
16 5 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 346 (27.42%) Test Manager
2 297 (23.53%) Analyst
3 229 (18.15%) Test Analyst
4 172 (13.63%) Tester
5 141 (11.17%) Test Leader
6 136 (10.78%) Test Engineer
7 69 (5.47%) Test Automation Engineer
8 67 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 60 (4.75%) QA Engineer
10 59 (4.68%) Automation Tester
11 54 (4.28%) Automation Test Analyst
12 53 (4.20%) Senior Test Analyst
13 47 (3.72%) QA Manager
14 44 (3.49%) Consultant
15 43 (3.41%) QA Analyst
16 42 (3.33%) Senior Manager
17 41 (3.25%) Senior Tester
18 39 (3.09%) Senior Test Manager
19 38 (3.01%) Software Tester
19 38 (3.01%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (9.67%) .NET
2 101 (8.00%) Web Services
3 99 (7.84%) XML
4 79 (6.26%) SOAP
5 59 (4.68%) HTML
6 48 (3.80%) Gherkin
7 43 (3.41%) Middleware
8 39 (3.09%) REST
9 21 (1.66%) XBRL
10 19 (1.51%) J2EE
10 19 (1.51%) JSON
11 14 (1.11%) Behat
11 14 (1.11%) RESTful
12 13 (1.03%) HTML5
13 12 (0.95%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.95%) CSS
14 8 (0.63%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.63%) jQuery
15 7 (0.55%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 58 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 51 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 26 (2.06%) User Experience
8 23 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.74%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.51%) Derivative
11 18 (1.43%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.43%) Social Network
12 16 (1.27%) Blog
13 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.11%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.95%) Data Integration
14 12 (0.95%) Fintech
15 11 (0.87%) DTV
16 9 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 110 (8.72%) Unix
2 105 (8.32%) Windows
3 99 (7.84%) Linux
4 28 (2.22%) Android
5 27 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.55%) Kali Linux
7 5 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.32%) CentOS
8 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.32%) Solaris
9 3 (0.24%) AIX
9 3 (0.24%) Debian
9 3 (0.24%) HPUX
9 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.079%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (27.81%) Test Automation
3 327 (25.91%) Test Strategy
4 317 (25.12%) Test Scripting
5 307 (24.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 293 (23.22%) Software Testing
7 223 (17.67%) Functional Testing
8 216 (17.12%) Defect Management
9 194 (15.37%) Regression Testing
10 188 (14.90%) SDLC
11 166 (13.15%) BDD
12 164 (13.00%) Scrum
13 161 (12.76%) Test Planning
14 154 (12.20%) Automated Testing
15 151 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 147 (11.65%) Waterfall
17 146 (11.57%) Non-Functional Testing
18 139 (11.01%) Project Management
19 130 (10.30%) Automation Testing
20 129 (10.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 295 (23.38%) SQL
2 221 (17.51%) Java
3 128 (10.14%) C#
4 60 (4.75%) Python
5 46 (3.65%) PL/SQL
6 45 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 43 (3.41%) Ruby
8 42 (3.33%) C
8 42 (3.33%) C++
9 33 (2.61%) PHP
10 32 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 32 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 25 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.90%) VB
13 17 (1.35%) Perl
13 17 (1.35%) VBScript
14 11 (0.87%) XPath
15 3 (0.24%) ABAP
15 3 (0.24%) Groovy
15 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 391 (30.98%) ISTQB
2 384 (30.43%) ISEB
3 155 (12.28%) Degree
4 127 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 102 (8.08%) Security Cleared
6 46 (3.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 42 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 15 (1.19%) CITP
11 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.48%) MBA
13 4 (0.32%) CEH
13 4 (0.32%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.32%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.32%) HP ASE
13 4 (0.32%) OSCE
13 4 (0.32%) OSCP
13 4 (0.32%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (38.75%) QA
2 25 (1.98%) SLA
3 16 (1.27%) GCP
4 13 (1.03%) GAMP
5 12 (0.95%) SDET
6 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.40%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.40%) ISO20022
7 5 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.32%) COSO
8 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.32%) ISO22301
8 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) Basel II
9 2 (0.16%) DICOM
9 2 (0.16%) FATCA
9 2 (0.16%) HL7
9 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
1 4 (0.32%) HDFS
2 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.079%) Docker
Systems Management
1 206 (16.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.40%) Puppet
3 3 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (0.24%) Nessus
3 3 (0.24%) Nmap
4 2 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.079%) SCCM
5 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 257 (20.36%) HP
2 211 (16.72%) Microsoft
3 130 (10.30%) Oracle
4 80 (6.34%) SAP
5 47 (3.72%) IBM
6 35 (2.77%) Citrix
7 20 (1.58%) Green Hat
8 15 (1.19%) webMethods
9 14 (1.11%) Sophos
10 11 (0.87%) Siebel
11 10 (0.79%) Agilent
11 10 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.79%) OpenText
12 9 (0.71%) Cadence
13 8 (0.63%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.63%) MKS
13 8 (0.63%) VMware
14 7 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.55%) Perforce
14 7 (0.55%) Rally
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% allowance and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + allowance & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £38000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
Posted: 6 days ago