The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 406 402 431
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 720 631 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 492 465 508
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,350 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
- -2.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 639 £47,500 -5.00% 87
London -49 260 £55,000 - 30
South East -24 93 £44,522 -13.54% 12
Yorkshire -12 92 £35,000 - 7
West Yorkshire -11 78 £35,000 - 6
East of England +21 69 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Leeds -6 68 £35,000 - 6
City of London 0 61 £52,500 -14.28% 10
Scotland +16 46 £52,500 -2.32% 9
South West +14 45 £45,000 +36.36% 3
North West -6 27 £40,500 -5.81% 7
Essex -3 26 £47,500 -29.62% 8
Berkshire +11 25 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Hampshire +14 21 £42,500 -29.16% 2
West Midlands +10 21 £45,000 +17.64% 6
Reading +16 20 £55,750 -12.89% 1
East Midlands -16 19 £35,850 -24.52% 2
Birmingham +14 17 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Edinburgh -12 16 £45,000 -31.29% 2
Bristol +11 15 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Manchester +2 15 £36,500 -35.39% 1
Stirling - 15 £64,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £50,000 +49.25% 2
Glasgow -9 13 £50,250 +11.66% 6
Bournemouth - 13 £40,000 - 2
Dorset - 13 £40,000 - 2
Oxford +6 11 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £37,500 +3.44%
Oxfordshire -9 11 £37,500 -34.78% 1
North Yorkshire -18 11 £28,500 +42.50% 1

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 502 (37.97%) Finance
2 483 (36.54%) ISEB
3 468 (35.40%) QA
4 391 (29.58%) Software Testing
5 366 (27.69%) HP Quality Center
6 311 (23.52%) ISTQB
7 303 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 272 (20.57%) SQL
8 272 (20.57%) Test Strategy
9 254 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
10 253 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 236 (17.85%) Selenium
12 228 (17.25%) Test Automation
13 205 (15.51%) HP
14 195 (14.75%) Test Scripting
15 179 (13.54%) Degree
16 174 (13.16%) Automated Testing
16 174 (13.16%) Microsoft
17 171 (12.93%) QuickTest Pro
18 146 (11.04%) Project Management
19 145 (10.97%) Scrum
20 133 (10.06%) Retail
21 131 (9.91%) C#
22 127 (9.61%) SAP
23 125 (9.46%) Banking
24 124 (9.38%) .NET
25 119 (9.00%) Java
25 119 (9.00%) Security Cleared
26 118 (8.93%) PRINCE2
27 114 (8.62%) JIRA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (1.97%) CMS
2 24 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.13%) IIS
4 12 (0.91%) Confluence
5 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.38%) LiveLink
6 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.38%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.15%) CICS
10 1 (0.076%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.076%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.076%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.076%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.076%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 108 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.39%) MS Office
3 23 (1.74%) MS Project
4 21 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.45%) InDesign
6 6 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) Maya
9 1 (0.076%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.44%) SAP FI
2 18 (1.36%) SAP CO
2 18 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.53%) VisionPLUS
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.38%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.30%) SAP SM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.23%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.15%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.076%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.12%) Internet
2 7 (0.53%) Firewall
2 7 (0.53%) Network Security
3 6 (0.45%) HTTP
4 5 (0.38%) ISDN
4 5 (0.38%) VoIP
5 4 (0.30%) ATM
6 3 (0.23%) SSL
6 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.23%) FTP
6 3 (0.23%) Wireless
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.076%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.076%) Broadband
8 1 (0.076%) GPRS
8 1 (0.076%) WAN
8 1 (0.076%) SAN
8 1 (0.076%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.51%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (0.76%) MySQL
9 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.61%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.53%) SAP BI
12 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (0.38%) OLAP
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 236 (17.85%) Selenium
2 171 (12.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 114 (8.62%) JIRA
4 93 (7.03%) Cucumber
5 88 (6.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (4.77%) FitNesse
7 60 (4.54%) Visual Studio
8 49 (3.71%) SpecFlow
9 41 (3.10%) SoapUI
10 38 (2.87%) WebDriver
11 37 (2.80%) TestDirector
12 36 (2.72%) LoadRunner
13 23 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (1.51%) Hudson
15 19 (1.44%) Subversion
16 16 (1.21%) JMeter
17 15 (1.13%) TestComplete
18 13 (0.98%) Toad
19 11 (0.83%) NUnit
20 10 (0.76%) MSTest
General
1 502 (37.97%) Finance
2 133 (10.06%) Retail
3 125 (9.46%) Banking
4 83 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.86%) Games
6 35 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.27%) Publishing
8 24 (1.82%) Back Office
9 20 (1.51%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.44%) Legal
11 16 (1.21%) Marketing
12 15 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.13%) Advertising
13 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.83%) Front Office
15 9 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.38%) Law
17 3 (0.23%) German Language
17 3 (0.23%) Billing
17 3 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 554 (41.91%) Test Manager
2 334 (25.26%) Analyst
3 273 (20.65%) Test Analyst
4 108 (8.17%) Tester
5 91 (6.88%) Programme Manager
6 79 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
7 78 (5.90%) Test Engineer
7 78 (5.90%) Programme Test Manager
8 68 (5.14%) Test Leader
9 63 (4.77%) SAP Manager
10 60 (4.54%) Senior Test Analyst
11 49 (3.71%) QA Manager
12 48 (3.63%) Project Manager
13 47 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 46 (3.48%) Senior Manager
15 43 (3.25%) Software Tester
16 42 (3.18%) Software Test Engineer
17 41 (3.10%) QA Analyst
17 41 (3.10%) Consultant
18 35 (2.65%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (9.38%) .NET
2 109 (8.25%) SOAP
3 104 (7.87%) XML
4 71 (5.37%) Web Services
5 49 (3.71%) HTML
6 41 (3.10%) WSDL
7 40 (3.03%) XSD
8 25 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 25 (1.89%) CSS
9 14 (1.06%) WCF
10 13 (0.98%) XML Messaging
11 10 (0.76%) Middleware
11 10 (0.76%) Ajax
12 9 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.68%) Gherkin
13 8 (0.61%) CSS3
13 8 (0.61%) ODBC
13 8 (0.61%) JSON
14 7 (0.53%) jQuery
14 7 (0.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.61%) Management Information System
2 57 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.10%) Open Source
4 27 (2.04%) Derivative
5 26 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 20 (1.51%) Fixed Income
6 20 (1.51%) Mainframe
7 19 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.36%) Statistics
9 17 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.21%) Equities
11 15 (1.13%) Spread Betting
12 14 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.91%) IVR
14 9 (0.68%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.61%) FMCG
15 8 (0.61%) PMI
15 8 (0.61%) Economics
15 8 (0.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.99%) Windows
2 36 (2.72%) UNIX
3 33 (2.50%) Linux
4 16 (1.21%) Android
5 15 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.076%) VMS
10 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.076%) CentOS
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (29.58%) Software Testing
2 303 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 272 (20.57%) Test Strategy
4 254 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 228 (17.25%) Test Automation
7 195 (14.75%) Test Scripting
8 174 (13.16%) Automated Testing
9 146 (11.04%) Project Management
10 145 (10.97%) Scrum
11 118 (8.93%) PRINCE2
12 111 (8.40%) Performance Testing
13 98 (7.41%) ITIL
13 98 (7.41%) Regression Testing
14 96 (7.26%) Waterfall
15 83 (6.28%) TDD
16 80 (6.05%) System Testing
17 76 (5.75%) Integration Testing
18 73 (5.52%) V-Model
19 70 (5.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (20.57%) SQL
2 131 (9.91%) C#
3 119 (9.00%) Java
4 63 (4.77%) C++
5 39 (2.95%) Python
5 39 (2.95%) JavaScript
6 38 (2.87%) Ruby
7 34 (2.57%) C
8 30 (2.27%) VBScript
9 27 (2.04%) PHP
10 19 (1.44%) ABAP
11 16 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.13%) VB
13 10 (0.76%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.53%) PowerHouse
16 6 (0.45%) Perl
16 6 (0.45%) COBOL
16 6 (0.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 483 (36.54%) ISEB
2 311 (23.52%) ISTQB
3 179 (13.54%) Degree
4 119 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 96 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 44 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.83%) HND
9 9 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.38%) CCNA
12 5 (0.38%) CISSP
12 5 (0.38%) CISM
12 5 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.30%) CCNP
14 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (35.40%) QA
2 15 (1.13%) SLA
3 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) Basel III
5 2 (0.15%) TickIT
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.076%) GxP
6 1 (0.076%) GAMP
6 1 (0.076%) GMP
6 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 366 (27.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.30%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.23%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.15%) nmon
Vendors
1 205 (15.51%) HP
2 174 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 127 (9.61%) SAP
4 97 (7.34%) Oracle
5 27 (2.04%) IBM
6 19 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.29%) Cognizant
8 16 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.13%) Siebel
10 12 (0.91%) Capita
11 10 (0.76%) Citrix
12 8 (0.61%) Adobe
12 8 (0.61%) Telerik
12 8 (0.61%) VMware
13 7 (0.53%) Temenos
13 7 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.45%) Green Hat
14 6 (0.45%) BT
14 6 (0.45%) ATG
14 6 (0.45%) SunGard
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £42500 - £62500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £71500 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40K to £45K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago