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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 482 402 398
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 507 777 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 396 640 604
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -56 473 £50,000 +11.11% 45
London +14 166 £65,000 +12.55% 11
South East +13 130 £45,000 - 10
South West -1 52 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -33 39 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Berkshire +15 34 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands -7 31 £47,500 +11.76% 6
West Yorkshire -11 30 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West -22 29 £44,852 +11.43% 3
Birmingham -9 27 £47,500 +11.76% 2
City of London +15 26 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Hampshire -14 26 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 22 £60,000 +26.31%
Manchester -11 21 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Leeds +12 20 £41,250 +10.00% 4
Kent +28 17 £42,500 +41.66%
Somerset +7 17 £32,500 +4.00%
High Wycombe +11 15 £60,000 +12.14%
Surrey +15 14 £47,500 +8.57% 3
East of England -10 14 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Bristol +3 13 £85,000 +100.00% 2
Scotland -27 13 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Maidenhead 0 10 £57,500 +4.54%
Gloucestershire -19 10 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +20 9 £45,500 +30.61%
Bracknell +7 9 £43,500 -20.90%
Winchester -3 9 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +12 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Taunton - 8 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +27 7 £62,500 +62.33%

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 567 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (35.57%) QA
3 359 (34.89%) ISTQB
4 344 (33.43%) Finance
5 306 (29.74%) ISEB
6 297 (28.86%) Test Strategy
7 277 (26.92%) Software Testing
8 219 (21.28%) Selenium
8 219 (21.28%) Test Automation
9 215 (20.89%) Test Scripting
9 215 (20.89%) SQL
10 211 (20.51%) HP
11 207 (20.12%) HP Quality Center
12 198 (19.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 194 (18.85%) Scrum
14 190 (18.46%) JIRA
15 186 (18.08%) Degree
16 170 (16.52%) Mentoring
17 169 (16.42%) BDD
18 168 (16.33%) Waterfall
19 167 (16.23%) Functional Testing
20 165 (16.03%) Non-Functional Testing
21 159 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
21 159 (15.45%) Java
22 154 (14.97%) Regression Testing
23 150 (14.58%) Microsoft
24 143 (13.90%) Defect Management
25 142 (13.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 142 (13.80%) Cucumber
26 141 (13.70%) Manual Testing

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 27 (2.62%) Confluence
2 24 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.46%) CMS
4 6 (0.58%) Apache
4 6 (0.58%) Documentum
4 6 (0.58%) FileNet
4 6 (0.58%) IIS
5 4 (0.39%) Xceptor
6 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.097%) MTS
8 1 (0.097%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.097%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (6.51%) MS Office
2 61 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (2.62%) MS Project
5 9 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.46%) SAP FI
3 14 (1.36%) SAP CO
3 14 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.78%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Maximo
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.097%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.097%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.097%) SAP FI-AR
8 1 (0.097%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.097%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.097%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.097%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.87%) Google Apps
2 9 (0.87%) Office 365
2 9 (0.87%) SaaS
2 9 (0.87%) Slack
3 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.33%) Internet
2 15 (1.46%) LAN
2 15 (1.46%) SSH
2 15 (1.46%) WAN
3 13 (1.26%) HTTP
4 9 (0.87%) Firewall
5 6 (0.58%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.39%) DSL
7 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.097%) ATM
9 1 (0.097%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.097%) VLAN
9 1 (0.097%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 26 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.55%) Big Data
6 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.87%) MySQL
8 8 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.58%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.58%) PowerCenter
9 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.39%) HBase
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.19%) QlikView
13 2 (0.19%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 219 (21.28%) Selenium
2 190 (18.46%) JIRA
3 142 (13.80%) Cucumber
4 116 (11.27%) HP UFT
5 99 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 73 (7.09%) Jenkins
7 56 (5.44%) LoadRunner
8 50 (4.86%) SoapUI
9 49 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 45 (4.37%) Git (software)
11 36 (3.50%) JMeter
12 28 (2.72%) SpecFlow
13 27 (2.62%) Zephyr
14 26 (2.53%) JUnit
15 20 (1.94%) Rational Functional Tester
16 17 (1.65%) Appium
16 17 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (1.55%) SilkTest
18 12 (1.17%) Fiddler
18 12 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (33.43%) Finance
2 104 (10.11%) Banking
3 53 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.57%) Retail
5 41 (3.98%) Marketing
6 30 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.75%) Electronics
9 17 (1.65%) Back Office
9 17 (1.65%) Legal
10 16 (1.55%) Games
11 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.78%) Billing
12 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.49%) Front Office
14 5 (0.49%) Law
15 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 341 (33.14%) Test Manager
2 237 (23.03%) Analyst
3 209 (20.31%) Test Analyst
4 103 (10.01%) Tester
5 88 (8.55%) Test Leader
6 69 (6.71%) QA Engineer
7 57 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
8 54 (5.25%) Test Engineer
9 52 (5.05%) Senior Test Analyst
10 51 (4.96%) Consultant
11 41 (3.98%) Automation Test Analyst
11 41 (3.98%) Programme Manager
12 40 (3.89%) Software Tester
13 36 (3.50%) QA Leader
13 36 (3.50%) QA Manager
13 36 (3.50%) Senior Manager
14 34 (3.30%) Test Consultant
15 33 (3.21%) Senior Test Manager
16 29 (2.82%) Programme Test Manager
16 29 (2.82%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.19%) XML
2 70 (6.80%) .NET
3 66 (6.41%) SOAP
4 63 (6.12%) HTML
5 46 (4.47%) Web Services
6 33 (3.21%) REST
7 26 (2.53%) CSS
8 22 (2.14%) Gherkin
9 21 (2.04%) XBRL
10 16 (1.55%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.26%) J2EE
12 12 (1.17%) JSON
13 11 (1.07%) RESTful
14 6 (0.58%) Middleware
14 6 (0.58%) SAP ALE
14 6 (0.58%) XSD
15 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.39%) Node.js
15 4 (0.39%) POSIX
15 4 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.89%) Mobile App
3 34 (3.30%) Blog
4 25 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 24 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.04%) Life Science
7 20 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.46%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.46%) User Experience
9 12 (1.17%) Social Network
10 11 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.97%) Derivative
11 10 (0.97%) Internet of Things
12 9 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.78%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.68%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.58%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.58%) Linux
2 69 (6.71%) Windows
3 68 (6.61%) Unix
4 40 (3.89%) Android
5 35 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.58%) AIX
9 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.39%) HPUX
10 4 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.097%) CentOS
11 1 (0.097%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (28.86%) Test Strategy
3 277 (26.92%) Software Testing
4 219 (21.28%) Test Automation
5 215 (20.89%) Test Scripting
6 198 (19.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 194 (18.85%) Scrum
8 170 (16.52%) Mentoring
9 169 (16.42%) BDD
10 168 (16.33%) Waterfall
11 167 (16.23%) Functional Testing
12 165 (16.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 159 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 154 (14.97%) Regression Testing
15 143 (13.90%) Defect Management
16 141 (13.70%) Manual Testing
17 136 (13.22%) SDLC
18 117 (11.37%) Automated Testing
19 113 (10.98%) Project Management
20 106 (10.30%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 215 (20.89%) SQL
2 159 (15.45%) Java
3 68 (6.61%) C#
4 38 (3.69%) Python
5 35 (3.40%) Ruby
6 34 (3.30%) C
7 31 (3.01%) JavaScript
8 26 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.85%) C++
10 18 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 14 (1.36%) PHP
11 14 (1.36%) VB
12 13 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.97%) XPath
14 9 (0.87%) ABAP
15 8 (0.78%) Scala
16 7 (0.68%) Groovy
17 6 (0.58%) Perl
18 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 359 (34.89%) ISTQB
2 306 (29.74%) ISEB
3 186 (18.08%) Degree
4 142 (13.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 91 (8.84%) Security Cleared
6 55 (5.34%) DV Cleared
7 49 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 49 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 30 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.39%) CSQA
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.29%) PMP
11 2 (0.19%) AAT
11 2 (0.19%) HND
12 1 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.097%) CIPD
12 1 (0.097%) IIBA
12 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.097%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (35.57%) QA
2 28 (2.72%) GCP
3 23 (2.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.29%) COSO
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) SDET
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) GAMP
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.49%) XenApp
2 5 (0.49%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.097%) Firmware
4 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 207 (20.12%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.49%) Nessus
2 5 (0.49%) Nmap
2 5 (0.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.29%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.19%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.097%) SCOM
Vendors
1 211 (20.51%) HP
2 150 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 93 (9.04%) SAP
4 71 (6.90%) Oracle
5 20 (1.94%) Cognizant
6 13 (1.26%) Capita
7 12 (1.17%) Citrix
8 11 (1.07%) Google
8 11 (1.07%) IBM
8 11 (1.07%) Siebel
8 11 (1.07%) VMware
9 8 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.58%) Informatica
10 6 (0.58%) OpenText
10 6 (0.58%) Serena
10 6 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
11 5 (0.49%) Cognos
11 5 (0.49%) Coverity
11 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.49%) Sun
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Posted: 5 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens + Great Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension and other benefits
Posted: 15 days ago