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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 481 439 453
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 531 662 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 369 538 483
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
86351 92506 100380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71934 75128 81657
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 £31,500 £31,000
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 26 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 26 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 -15 492 £50,000 +1.52% 64
London +62 211 £60,000 +9.09% 22
South East -48 87 £44,000 -2.22% 10
West Midlands +28 61 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +34 38 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Birmingham +14 37 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -59 32 £35,000 -15.66% 6
Scotland -15 31 £45,500 +1.11%
City of London +45 28 £65,000 +10.16% 6
West Yorkshire -34 27 £35,000 -26.31% 6
South West +4 25 £45,000 -15.09% 8
North West +16 24 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +38 22 £44,250 +18.00% 2
Wimbledon +4 21 - -
Berkshire -2 21 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Leeds -8 21 £35,000 -14.11% 5
Edinburgh +1 18 £42,500 -10.52%
Oxfordshire +1 18 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Manchester +9 16 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Gloucestershire +6 14 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £46,500 +3.33%
Surrey +3 13 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Watford +15 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Hampshire -21 11 £30,750 -41.98% 1
Glasgow -28 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Ipswich +25 9 £37,500 +66.66%
Suffolk +15 9 £37,500 +66.66%
Staffordshire +7 9 £42,500 +41.66%
Abingdon -19 9 £52,500 +84.21%
Banbury +5 8 £37,500 -28.57% 3

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 601 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (38.85%) QA
3 396 (33.96%) Finance
4 358 (30.70%) ISTQB
5 353 (30.27%) ISEB
6 312 (26.76%) Test Automation
7 307 (26.33%) Test Strategy
8 288 (24.70%) Test Scripting
9 282 (24.19%) Software Testing
10 280 (24.01%) Selenium
11 275 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 267 (22.90%) SQL
13 230 (19.73%) HP
14 208 (17.84%) Functional Testing
15 207 (17.75%) Microsoft
16 204 (17.50%) Java
17 198 (16.98%) Defect Management
18 180 (15.44%) HP Quality Center
19 169 (14.49%) Scrum
20 167 (14.32%) Regression Testing
21 164 (14.07%) BDD
22 163 (13.98%) SDLC
23 162 (13.89%) HP UFT
24 159 (13.64%) JIRA
25 156 (13.38%) Cucumber
26 153 (13.12%) Non-Functional Testing
27 152 (13.04%) Degree
28 149 (12.78%) Waterfall
29 148 (12.69%) Test Planning
30 147 (12.61%) 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 36 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.29%) MQSeries
3 12 (1.03%) CMS
3 12 (1.03%) SAS
4 10 (0.86%) Confluence
5 6 (0.51%) Apache
6 4 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.26%) IIS
7 3 (0.26%) MTS
7 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.17%) Documentum
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Node.js
9 1 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.086%) Drupal
Applications
1 94 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.75%) MS Office
3 36 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.97%) MS Project
5 8 (0.69%) SPSS
6 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (0.86%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.34%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.086%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.086%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.94%) SaaS
2 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.51%) Office 365
5 2 (0.17%) GitHub
5 2 (0.17%) Pure360
6 1 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.54%) Internet
2 17 (1.46%) HTTP
3 15 (1.29%) VoIP
4 13 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.94%) 2G
5 11 (0.94%) 3G
5 11 (0.94%) 4G
5 11 (0.94%) INAP
5 11 (0.94%) M3UA
5 11 (0.94%) RANAP
5 11 (0.94%) SCCP
5 11 (0.94%) SCTP
5 11 (0.94%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (0.94%) SMPP
5 11 (0.94%) TCAP
6 7 (0.60%) SSH
7 6 (0.51%) Firewall
7 6 (0.51%) LAN
7 6 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.40%) Big Data
4 25 (2.14%) Data Mining
4 25 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.94%) EDRMS
6 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.51%) GIS
9 6 (0.51%) QlikView
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.34%) Impala
11 4 (0.34%) MySQL
11 4 (0.34%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 280 (24.01%) Selenium
2 162 (13.89%) HP UFT
3 159 (13.64%) JIRA
4 156 (13.38%) Cucumber
5 114 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (6.95%) Jenkins
7 71 (6.09%) LoadRunner
8 68 (5.83%) WebDriver
9 66 (5.66%) SoapUI
10 54 (4.63%) SpecFlow
10 54 (4.63%) Visual Studio
11 52 (4.46%) JMeter
12 45 (3.86%) Git (software)
13 34 (2.92%) Rational Functional Tester
14 33 (2.83%) SilkTest
15 27 (2.32%) FitNesse
16 24 (2.06%) JUnit
16 24 (2.06%) Maven
17 22 (1.89%) Appium
18 16 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 396 (33.96%) Finance
2 126 (10.81%) Banking
3 68 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.32%) Retail
5 42 (3.60%) Marketing
6 30 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.97%) Games
8 22 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.89%) Legal
9 16 (1.37%) Back Office
10 11 (0.94%) Billing
10 11 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.60%) Electronics
12 7 (0.60%) Law
12 7 (0.60%) Local Government
13 6 (0.51%) Advertising
14 5 (0.43%) German Language
15 4 (0.34%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 333 (28.56%) Test Manager
2 268 (22.98%) Analyst
3 215 (18.44%) Test Analyst
4 155 (13.29%) Tester
5 121 (10.38%) Test Leader
6 113 (9.69%) Test Engineer
7 63 (5.40%) Test Automation Engineer
8 58 (4.97%) QA Engineer
9 57 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
10 50 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
11 47 (4.03%) Automation Tester
12 46 (3.95%) QA Manager
13 45 (3.86%) Senior Test Analyst
14 43 (3.69%) Senior Manager
15 39 (3.34%) Senior Test Manager
16 37 (3.17%) Consultant
17 36 (3.09%) Architect
18 34 (2.92%) QA Analyst
19 32 (2.74%) Senior Tester
19 32 (2.74%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.83%) .NET
2 93 (7.98%) XML
3 89 (7.63%) Web Services
4 81 (6.95%) SOAP
5 60 (5.15%) HTML
6 43 (3.69%) REST
7 41 (3.52%) Gherkin
8 31 (2.66%) Middleware
9 24 (2.06%) XBRL
10 23 (1.97%) J2EE
11 17 (1.46%) JSON
12 16 (1.37%) RESTful
13 15 (1.29%) ASP.NET
13 15 (1.29%) CSS
14 11 (0.94%) HTML5
15 10 (0.86%) Behat
16 8 (0.69%) Hibernate
16 8 (0.69%) jQuery
16 8 (0.69%) Spring
16 8 (0.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 51 (4.37%) Client/Server
4 44 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.57%) Mathematics
6 29 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.89%) Social Network
7 22 (1.89%) User Experience
8 21 (1.80%) Blog
9 20 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 14 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.94%) Internet of Things
13 11 (0.94%) Smart Meter
14 10 (0.86%) Fintech
14 10 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
15 9 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 110 (9.43%) Unix
2 98 (8.40%) Windows
3 92 (7.89%) Linux
4 30 (2.57%) Android
5 28 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.69%) Kali Linux
6 8 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.34%) AIX
7 4 (0.34%) HPUX
7 4 (0.34%) Solaris
8 3 (0.26%) CentOS
8 3 (0.26%) Debian
8 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (26.76%) Test Automation
3 307 (26.33%) Test Strategy
4 288 (24.70%) Test Scripting
5 282 (24.19%) Software Testing
6 275 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 208 (17.84%) Functional Testing
8 198 (16.98%) Defect Management
9 169 (14.49%) Scrum
10 167 (14.32%) Regression Testing
11 164 (14.07%) BDD
12 163 (13.98%) SDLC
13 153 (13.12%) Non-Functional Testing
14 149 (12.78%) Waterfall
15 148 (12.69%) Test Planning
16 147 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 133 (11.41%) Automated Testing
17 133 (11.41%) Mentoring
18 127 (10.89%) Project Management
19 121 (10.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (22.90%) SQL
2 204 (17.50%) Java
3 110 (9.43%) C#
4 48 (4.12%) Python
5 42 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 41 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 37 (3.17%) C
8 35 (3.00%) Ruby
9 33 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 29 (2.49%) C++
11 28 (2.40%) PHP
12 27 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.32%) VB
13 25 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.29%) Perl
15 11 (0.94%) VBScript
15 11 (0.94%) XPath
16 3 (0.26%) ABAP
16 3 (0.26%) Groovy
17 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 358 (30.70%) ISTQB
2 353 (30.27%) ISEB
3 152 (13.04%) Degree
4 126 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 95 (8.15%) Security Cleared
6 45 (3.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 34 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 34 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.03%) CITP
10 6 (0.51%) MBA
11 5 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.34%) CEH
12 4 (0.34%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.34%) OSCE
12 4 (0.34%) OSCP
12 4 (0.34%) Tigerscheme
13 3 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (38.85%) QA
2 21 (1.80%) GCP
3 19 (1.63%) SLA
4 13 (1.11%) GAMP
5 9 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.77%) SDET
6 5 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.34%) COSO
7 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.34%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.34%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) Basel II
8 2 (0.17%) DICOM
8 2 (0.17%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.34%) HDFS
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.17%) XenApp
3 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 180 (15.44%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.43%) Nessus
2 5 (0.43%) Nmap
2 5 (0.43%) Puppet
3 3 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.086%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 230 (19.73%) HP
2 207 (17.75%) Microsoft
3 115 (9.86%) Oracle
4 79 (6.78%) SAP
5 35 (3.00%) IBM
6 27 (2.32%) Citrix
7 15 (1.29%) Green Hat
8 12 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.94%) OpenText
9 11 (0.94%) Siebel
10 10 (0.86%) VMware
10 10 (0.86%) webMethods
11 9 (0.77%) Agilent
12 8 (0.69%) Capita
12 8 (0.69%) Sophos
13 7 (0.60%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.51%) Cadence
14 6 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (0.51%) Perforce
14 6 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago