The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 407 423 411
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 657 668 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.69% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 532 483 448
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -0.20%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
England -1 564 £50,000 +11.11% 87
London -33 166 £55,000 - 29
South East +76 163 £45,000 +1.80% 21
Yorkshire +34 94 £41,500 +18.57% 8
West Yorkshire +33 72 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Scotland +38 48 £45,500 -28.90% 4
City of London +26 48 £59,000 +12.38% 7
Hampshire +13 42 £53,000 +9.27% 5
Leeds +1 40 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire +23 38 £50,000 +22.69% 5
East Midlands +14 32 £47,750 +41.06% 2
East of England -27 32 £55,000 +13.40% 7
Reading +6 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Glasgow +22 28 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South West -27 25 £53,000 +24.70% 5
Northamptonshire +11 23 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Wales +23 22 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Surrey +28 21 £40,000 -29.82% 1
South Wales +26 21 £35,000 -13.58% 2
West Midlands -9 21 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 20 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Northampton +12 19 £47,000 +44.61%
Edinburgh +28 18 £48,750 -21.05% 1
North West -9 18 £39,500 -1.86% 5
Bradford -4 16 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Oxfordshire +24 15 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £51,500 -0.96% 1
Birmingham -16 13 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cwmbran - 12 £37,000 - 1
Torfaen - 12 £37,000 - 1

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 564 (39.44%) Finance
2 514 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (33.99%) ISTQB
4 466 (32.59%) ISEB
5 423 (29.58%) Software Testing
6 408 (28.53%) Test Strategy
7 387 (27.06%) QA
8 378 (26.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 328 (22.94%) HP Quality Center
10 295 (20.63%) Test Automation
11 288 (20.14%) SQL
12 275 (19.23%) HP
13 271 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 260 (18.18%) Selenium
15 229 (16.01%) Test Scripting
16 202 (14.13%) QuickTest Pro
17 191 (13.36%) Banking
18 178 (12.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 178 (12.45%) Test Planning
19 176 (12.31%) Project Management
20 170 (11.89%) Regression Testing
21 167 (11.68%) Automated Testing
22 162 (11.33%) JIRA
22 162 (11.33%) Java
22 162 (11.33%) Performance Testing
23 147 (10.28%) PRINCE2
24 140 (9.79%) Oracle
24 140 (9.79%) System Testing
25 135 (9.44%) Degree
26 134 (9.37%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 29 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (1.26%) CMS
4 14 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (0.84%) Confluence
6 11 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.35%) IIS
11 4 (0.28%) JBoss
12 3 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPEL
12 3 (0.21%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.14%) Drupal
14 1 (0.070%) Tomcat
Applications
1 90 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.45%) MS Office
3 29 (2.03%) MS Project
4 16 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) InDesign
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 46 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 20 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
4 20 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
11 3 (0.21%) SAP FI-CA
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.61%) SaaS
2 6 (0.42%) Basecamp
2 6 (0.42%) Dropbox
3 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.28%) Veeva
4 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.61%) Firewall
3 17 (1.19%) ATM
4 16 (1.12%) Internet
5 13 (0.91%) SNMP
6 11 (0.77%) DVB
6 11 (0.77%) VoIP
6 11 (0.77%) DNS
7 10 (0.70%) WAN
7 10 (0.70%) DSL
8 9 (0.63%) IPsec
8 9 (0.63%) BGP
8 9 (0.63%) EIGRP
8 9 (0.63%) X.21
8 9 (0.63%) MPLS
8 9 (0.63%) OSPF
8 9 (0.63%) PPP
8 9 (0.63%) Broadband
8 9 (0.63%) ISDN
8 9 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.12%) MySQL
7 11 (0.77%) Big Data
8 9 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.42%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.28%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.14%) QlikView
13 2 (0.14%) BODI
Development Applications
1 260 (18.18%) Selenium
2 202 (14.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 162 (11.33%) JIRA
4 99 (6.92%) Cucumber
4 99 (6.92%) LoadRunner
5 82 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (3.99%) WebDriver
7 48 (3.36%) JUnit
8 45 (3.15%) JMeter
8 45 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 40 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 37 (2.59%) Toad
11 33 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
11 33 (2.31%) TestNG
12 32 (2.24%) SpecFlow
13 30 (2.10%) Firebug
14 23 (1.61%) Maven
14 23 (1.61%) Subversion
15 22 (1.54%) Bugzilla
16 21 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 564 (39.44%) Finance
2 191 (13.36%) Banking
3 124 (8.67%) Retail
4 52 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.10%) Retail Banking
6 23 (1.61%) Back Office
7 18 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 16 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.84%) Marketing
9 12 (0.84%) Billing
9 12 (0.84%) Publishing
10 10 (0.70%) Legal
11 8 (0.56%) Games
11 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.56%) Advertising
12 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.28%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) Front Office
14 3 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 537 (37.55%) Test Manager
2 406 (28.39%) Analyst
3 347 (24.27%) Test Analyst
4 129 (9.02%) Tester
5 105 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
6 103 (7.20%) Test Leader
7 87 (6.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 84 (5.87%) Consultant
9 76 (5.31%) Test Engineer
10 75 (5.24%) Team Leader
11 71 (4.97%) Test Team Leader
12 59 (4.13%) QA Manager
13 55 (3.85%) Test Consultant
14 49 (3.43%) Senior Manager
15 46 (3.22%) Programme Manager
16 45 (3.15%) Programme Test Manager
17 38 (2.66%) Lead Test Analyst
18 37 (2.59%) Software Tester
19 33 (2.31%) Senior Test Manager
20 31 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (6.92%) .NET
2 57 (3.99%) HTML
3 50 (3.50%) Web Services
4 30 (2.10%) Gherkin
4 30 (2.10%) XML
4 30 (2.10%) SOAP
5 24 (1.68%) Middleware
6 23 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.33%) CSS
8 15 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (0.77%) J2EE
9 11 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (0.70%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.63%) REST
12 6 (0.42%) Flash
13 5 (0.35%) DOM
13 5 (0.35%) jQuery
13 5 (0.35%) HTML5
14 4 (0.28%) Silverlight
14 4 (0.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.20%) Client/Server
4 48 (3.36%) Statistics
5 46 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 27 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.54%) Open Source
9 22 (1.54%) DTV
10 21 (1.47%) User Experience
11 19 (1.33%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.26%) Equities
13 17 (1.19%) Derivative
14 12 (0.84%) IVR
15 11 (0.77%) PMI
15 11 (0.77%) Online Banking
16 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.70%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (7.76%) Windows
2 62 (4.34%) UNIX
3 56 (3.92%) Linux
4 25 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 25 (1.75%) Android
5 15 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.77%) CentOS
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.42%) Solaris
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) HPUX
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (29.58%) Software Testing
3 408 (28.53%) Test Strategy
4 378 (26.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 295 (20.63%) Test Automation
6 271 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 229 (16.01%) Test Scripting
8 178 (12.45%) Test Planning
9 176 (12.31%) Project Management
10 170 (11.89%) Regression Testing
11 167 (11.68%) Automated Testing
12 162 (11.33%) Performance Testing
13 147 (10.28%) PRINCE2
14 140 (9.79%) System Testing
15 125 (8.74%) Mentoring
16 122 (8.53%) Waterfall
17 112 (7.83%) Integration Testing
18 105 (7.34%) Scrum
19 97 (6.78%) ITIL
20 95 (6.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 288 (20.14%) SQL
2 162 (11.33%) Java
3 113 (7.90%) C#
4 69 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 54 (3.78%) Python
6 43 (3.01%) C++
7 40 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 37 (2.59%) Perl
9 35 (2.45%) Ruby
10 32 (2.24%) C
11 25 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.61%) VBScript
13 19 (1.33%) VB
14 17 (1.19%) Korn
15 13 (0.91%) PHP
16 12 (0.84%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.77%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.63%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.42%) VBA
20 5 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 486 (33.99%) ISTQB
2 466 (32.59%) ISEB
3 178 (12.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 135 (9.44%) Degree
5 107 (7.48%) Security Cleared
6 78 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 42 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 28 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
9 24 (1.68%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.98%) PMP
11 13 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.63%) CCSP
12 9 (0.63%) CCNP
12 9 (0.63%) CCDP
12 9 (0.63%) CSQA
12 9 (0.63%) JNCIS
13 8 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (27.06%) QA
2 14 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.70%) SLA
3 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.35%) TickIT
6 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.21%) HL7
7 3 (0.21%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.070%) FATCA
System Software
1 23 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.49%) vSphere
4 6 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) XenApp
6 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) KVM
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 328 (22.94%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.49%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.14%) Nmap
3 2 (0.14%) Nessus
3 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.070%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.070%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 275 (19.23%) HP
2 140 (9.79%) Oracle
3 134 (9.37%) Microsoft
4 33 (2.31%) IBM
5 30 (2.10%) VMware
6 22 (1.54%) SAP
7 16 (1.12%) Cisco
8 15 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.05%) Perforce
9 14 (0.98%) Google
9 14 (0.98%) BT
10 13 (0.91%) Cognizant
11 12 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.77%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.63%) Citrix
13 9 (0.63%) Green Hat
14 7 (0.49%) ATG
14 7 (0.49%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.49%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago