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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 401 419 419
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 662 709 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 530 497 463
Average salary £47,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 578 £47,500 +5.55% 66
South East +68 158 £45,000 +0.20% 16
London -44 157 £56,250 +2.27% 34
Yorkshire +18 99 £41,500 +18.57% 1
West Yorkshire +8 64 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +26 50 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Berkshire +18 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
City of London +13 42 £60,000 +14.28% 8
East of England -23 41 £50,750 +7.97% 3
Leeds -15 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +23 36 £47,000 +37.42% 1
Hampshire +4 34 £47,750 +12.35% 4
Reading +13 33 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -14 32 £45,000 +5.88%
Glasgow +25 31 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Northamptonshire +14 29 £47,000 +34.28% 1
Northampton +16 22 £47,000 +44.61%
Surrey +31 20 £40,000 -31.62% 5
North West -7 20 £35,250 -11.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 19 £50,750 -
Buckinghamshire +17 19 £47,500 +26.66% 1
South Yorkshire +6 18 £42,500 +73.46%
West Midlands -21 18 £50,000 +17.64% 4
North East +3 17 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North Yorkshire +19 16 £27,500 -3.50%
Wales +10 16 £37,000 -8.64% 1
Tyne and Wear +8 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South Wales +3 15 £36,000 -11.11% 1
Edinburgh +15 14 £48,750 -4.87% 4
Bristol -2 14 £44,000 +10.00%

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 569 (39.87%) Finance
2 534 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (34.41%) ISEB
4 490 (34.34%) ISTQB
5 437 (30.62%) Software Testing
6 423 (29.64%) Test Strategy
7 383 (26.84%) QA
8 377 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 345 (24.18%) HP Quality Center
10 304 (21.30%) Test Automation
11 299 (20.95%) SQL
12 284 (19.90%) HP
13 274 (19.20%) Selenium
14 257 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 243 (17.03%) Test Scripting
16 209 (14.65%) QuickTest Pro
17 198 (13.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 197 (13.81%) Banking
19 196 (13.74%) Test Planning
20 179 (12.54%) Regression Testing
21 167 (11.70%) Project Management
22 166 (11.63%) Automated Testing
23 161 (11.28%) JIRA
23 161 (11.28%) Performance Testing
24 144 (10.09%) PRINCE2
25 142 (9.95%) Microsoft
26 140 (9.81%) System Testing
27 139 (9.74%) Java
28 137 (9.60%) Mentoring
29 135 (9.46%) Waterfall

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 15 (1.05%) CMS
4 14 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (0.63%) Confluence
8 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.35%) IIS
9 4 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPEL
10 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.14%) JBoss
11 2 (0.14%) Drupal
12 1 (0.070%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.59%) MS Office
3 30 (2.10%) MS Project
4 18 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) InDesign
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
4 20 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 20 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
5 13 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
11 2 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
12 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.40%) SaaS
2 6 (0.42%) Dropbox
2 6 (0.42%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.28%) Veeva
4 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.19%) Firewall
3 16 (1.12%) Internet
3 16 (1.12%) ATM
4 13 (0.91%) SNMP
5 12 (0.84%) DNS
6 11 (0.77%) VoIP
6 11 (0.77%) WAN
7 10 (0.70%) DSL
8 9 (0.63%) Spanning Tree
8 9 (0.63%) VLAN
8 9 (0.63%) Broadband
8 9 (0.63%) ISDN
8 9 (0.63%) PPP
8 9 (0.63%) IPsec
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%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
3 29 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.12%) MySQL
7 12 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.49%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.28%) DataStage
10 4 (0.28%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.28%) DB2
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.28%) Big Data
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 274 (19.20%) Selenium
2 209 (14.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 161 (11.28%) JIRA
4 101 (7.08%) LoadRunner
5 98 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 92 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 65 (4.56%) WebDriver
8 51 (3.57%) JUnit
9 49 (3.43%) JMeter
10 44 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 40 (2.80%) TestNG
12 38 (2.66%) Jenkins
13 37 (2.59%) Toad
14 30 (2.10%) Firebug
15 29 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
15 29 (2.03%) SpecFlow
16 25 (1.75%) SoapUI
17 23 (1.61%) Bugzilla
18 22 (1.54%) TestDirector
19 19 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 569 (39.87%) Finance
2 197 (13.81%) Banking
3 128 (8.97%) Retail
4 53 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 25 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.40%) Back Office
7 20 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 14 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.91%) Billing
10 12 (0.84%) Legal
11 11 (0.77%) Marketing
11 11 (0.77%) Games
12 10 (0.70%) Advertising
13 9 (0.63%) Publishing
14 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.28%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Electronics
16 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 534 (37.42%) Test Manager
2 410 (28.73%) Analyst
3 356 (24.95%) Test Analyst
4 124 (8.69%) Tester
5 112 (7.85%) Senior Analyst
6 106 (7.43%) Test Leader
7 97 (6.80%) Senior Test Analyst
8 95 (6.66%) Team Leader
9 89 (6.24%) Test Team Leader
10 82 (5.75%) Consultant
11 70 (4.91%) Test Engineer
12 58 (4.06%) Test Consultant
13 53 (3.71%) QA Manager
14 46 (3.22%) Senior Manager
14 46 (3.22%) Programme Manager
15 45 (3.15%) Programme Test Manager
16 37 (2.59%) Lead Test Analyst
17 35 (2.45%) Senior Test Manager
18 31 (2.17%) Software Tester
19 30 (2.10%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (6.45%) .NET
2 56 (3.92%) HTML
3 42 (2.94%) Web Services
4 28 (1.96%) SOAP
4 28 (1.96%) XML
5 23 (1.61%) Gherkin
6 22 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 21 (1.47%) CSS
8 20 (1.40%) Middleware
9 17 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.63%) J2EE
12 5 (0.35%) REST
12 5 (0.35%) jQuery
12 5 (0.35%) Java EE
12 5 (0.35%) DOM
12 5 (0.35%) Flash
13 4 (0.28%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.21%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.20%) Client/Server
4 44 (3.08%) Statistics
5 35 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 30 (2.10%) Open Source
8 24 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.40%) Derivative
9 20 (1.40%) User Experience
10 17 (1.19%) DTV
11 16 (1.12%) Equities
11 16 (1.12%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.91%) Replication
12 13 (0.91%) PMI
13 10 (0.70%) Online Banking
14 9 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.63%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.71%) Windows
2 60 (4.20%) UNIX
3 39 (2.73%) Linux
4 21 (1.47%) Android
4 21 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.56%) CentOS
9 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) AIX
12 3 (0.21%) HPUX
12 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (30.62%) Software Testing
3 423 (29.64%) Test Strategy
4 377 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 304 (21.30%) Test Automation
6 257 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 243 (17.03%) Test Scripting
8 196 (13.74%) Test Planning
9 179 (12.54%) Regression Testing
10 167 (11.70%) Project Management
11 166 (11.63%) Automated Testing
12 161 (11.28%) Performance Testing
13 144 (10.09%) PRINCE2
14 140 (9.81%) System Testing
15 137 (9.60%) Mentoring
16 135 (9.46%) Waterfall
17 110 (7.71%) Integration Testing
18 108 (7.57%) Scrum
19 93 (6.52%) Manual Testing
20 92 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 299 (20.95%) SQL
2 139 (9.74%) Java
3 121 (8.48%) C#
4 63 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 49 (3.43%) Python
6 47 (3.29%) C++
7 42 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 32 (2.24%) C
9 29 (2.03%) Perl
9 29 (2.03%) Ruby
10 24 (1.68%) VBScript
11 21 (1.47%) VB
12 16 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 14 (0.98%) Korn
14 11 (0.77%) PHP
15 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.42%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 491 (34.41%) ISEB
2 490 (34.34%) ISTQB
3 198 (13.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 120 (8.41%) Degree
5 101 (7.08%) Security Cleared
6 71 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 40 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 32 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
9 27 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 16 (1.12%) PMP
10 16 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.63%) CSQA
12 9 (0.63%) JNCIS
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.63%) CCSP
12 9 (0.63%) CCNP
12 9 (0.63%) CCDP
13 7 (0.49%) OSCP
13 7 (0.49%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (26.84%) QA
2 18 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.56%) SLA
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
9 1 (0.070%) FATCA
9 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.70%) vSphere
4 6 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.14%) KVM
5 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 345 (24.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.070%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.070%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.070%) Nessus
4 1 (0.070%) Nmap
4 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 284 (19.90%) HP
2 142 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 134 (9.39%) Oracle
4 33 (2.31%) IBM
5 31 (2.17%) VMware
6 18 (1.26%) SAP
7 16 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.12%) Cisco
8 14 (0.98%) Google
9 13 (0.91%) BT
10 12 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.77%) Perforce
12 10 (0.70%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.63%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.63%) Murex
14 8 (0.56%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.49%) TSYS
15 7 (0.49%) Green Hat
15 7 (0.49%) Citrix
15 7 (0.49%) Calypso
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Salary: £50000
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Salary: £40000
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Salary: £47500
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago