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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
UK
Rank 475 447 402
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -45
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 421 635 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 298 473 582
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -3.52%

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
73661 90442 92402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.31% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60548 75022 75488
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 26 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 -11 415 £47,500 +5.55% 46
London +15 146 £55,000 +1.85% 14
South West +52 68 £38,750 +4.72% 7
South East +29 62 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Yorkshire -14 49 £40,000 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire -16 38 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Leeds -18 37 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Bristol +28 36 £47,000 +27.02% 3
City of London +23 29 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England +4 29 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North West -7 24 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Midlands -7 17 £47,500 +11.76% 4
East Midlands +21 16 £42,500 -24.44%
Somerset +6 16 £32,500 +16.07%
Manchester -20 16 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Hertfordshire -3 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey +48 13 £57,500 +12.19%
Nottinghamshire +6 12 £52,500 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire +24 11 £35,250 -25.78%
Kent +24 11 £50,000 -
Hampshire +20 11 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Birmingham -2 11 £47,500 +46.08% 3
Nottingham +14 9 £41,250 -45.00%
Milton Keynes +8 9 £32,500 -
Berkshire +38 8 £52,500 +23.52%
East Sussex +17 8 £54,500 -
Sheffield +16 8 £33,750 -46.42%
South Yorkshire +13 8 £33,750 -46.42%
Exeter - 8 £31,086 -
Devon - 8 £31,086 -

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 498 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (37.87%) ISTQB
3 328 (34.60%) QA
3 328 (34.60%) Finance
4 298 (31.43%) ISEB
5 295 (31.12%) Test Automation
6 280 (29.54%) SQL
7 279 (29.43%) Test Strategy
8 269 (28.38%) Software Testing
9 253 (26.69%) Selenium
10 210 (22.15%) Java
11 207 (21.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 191 (20.15%) Scrum
13 185 (19.51%) Test Scripting
14 172 (18.14%) Waterfall
15 167 (17.62%) HP
16 166 (17.51%) BDD
17 164 (17.30%) Cucumber
18 163 (17.19%) Microsoft
19 160 (16.88%) HP Quality Center
20 156 (16.46%) Mentoring
21 154 (16.24%) Regression Testing
22 153 (16.14%) JIRA
23 150 (15.82%) SDLC
24 146 (15.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 141 (14.87%) Degree
26 134 (14.14%) Oracle
27 128 (13.50%) Performance Testing
28 123 (12.97%) Defect Management
29 122 (12.87%) TDD

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 37 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.69%) Confluence
3 9 (0.95%) CMS
3 9 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 8 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
6 1 (0.11%) IIS
6 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.12%) MS Office
3 47 (4.96%) MS Project
4 43 (4.54%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.27%) G Suite
3 12 (1.27%) Office 365
3 12 (1.27%) SaaS
4 10 (1.05%) Slack
5 8 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.74%) Intranet
2 25 (2.64%) HTTP
3 15 (1.58%) SSH
4 13 (1.37%) LAN
4 13 (1.37%) WAN
5 7 (0.74%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.53%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.21%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.49%) Relational Database
2 35 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 29 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (0.84%) SAP HANA
8 7 (0.74%) MySQL
8 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.63%) Big Data
10 5 (0.53%) GIS
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (0.42%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.21%) Endeca
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 253 (26.69%) Selenium
2 164 (17.30%) Cucumber
3 153 (16.14%) JIRA
4 96 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (8.76%) LoadRunner
6 77 (8.12%) HP UFT
7 67 (7.07%) SoapUI
8 66 (6.96%) JMeter
9 59 (6.22%) Jenkins
10 49 (5.17%) Git (software)
11 47 (4.96%) SpecFlow
12 44 (4.64%) WebDriver
13 37 (3.90%) Zephyr
14 26 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 26 (2.74%) WATIR
15 22 (2.32%) Capybara
15 22 (2.32%) JUnit
16 17 (1.79%) FitNesse
17 14 (1.48%) Appium
18 13 (1.37%) LoadUI
General
1 328 (34.60%) Finance
2 81 (8.54%) Banking
3 44 (4.64%) Legal
4 43 (4.54%) Retail
5 34 (3.59%) Marketing
6 32 (3.38%) Law
6 32 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.48%) Electronics
9 12 (1.27%) Games
10 10 (1.05%) Automotive
10 10 (1.05%) Billing
11 9 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.74%) Advertising
12 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 265 (27.95%) Test Manager
2 207 (21.84%) Analyst
3 147 (15.51%) Test Analyst
4 116 (12.24%) Test Leader
5 103 (10.86%) Test Engineer
6 92 (9.70%) Tester
7 57 (6.01%) Senior Test Engineer
8 55 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
9 54 (5.70%) Consultant
10 48 (5.06%) Senior Test Analyst
11 43 (4.54%) QA Engineer
12 41 (4.32%) QA Leader
13 36 (3.80%) Test Consultant
14 32 (3.38%) Team Leader
15 30 (3.16%) Senior Manager
16 29 (3.06%) Automation Tester
16 29 (3.06%) QA Analyst
17 28 (2.95%) Test Automation Engineer
18 26 (2.74%) QA Manager
19 24 (2.53%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.33%) XML
2 66 (6.96%) SOAP
3 60 (6.33%) Web Services
4 45 (4.75%) .NET
5 37 (3.90%) REST
6 30 (3.16%) HTML
7 23 (2.43%) Gherkin
8 12 (1.27%) XSD
9 9 (0.95%) Behat
9 9 (0.95%) RESTful
9 9 (0.95%) WSDL
10 8 (0.84%) Ajax
10 8 (0.84%) JMX
10 8 (0.84%) JSON
10 8 (0.84%) Spring
11 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.74%) Middleware
12 6 (0.63%) CSS
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.53%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.95%) Fixed Income
5 23 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.32%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.37%) iPad
8 13 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.53%) Blog
10 5 (0.53%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.42%) User Experience
12 3 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 62 (6.54%) Linux
2 53 (5.59%) Windows
3 37 (3.90%) Unix
4 12 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.16%) Android
6 7 (0.74%) Kali Linux
6 7 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (31.12%) Test Automation
3 279 (29.43%) Test Strategy
4 269 (28.38%) Software Testing
5 207 (21.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 191 (20.15%) Scrum
7 185 (19.51%) Test Scripting
8 172 (18.14%) Waterfall
9 166 (17.51%) BDD
10 156 (16.46%) Mentoring
11 154 (16.24%) Regression Testing
12 150 (15.82%) SDLC
13 128 (13.50%) Performance Testing
14 123 (12.97%) Defect Management
15 122 (12.87%) Automated Testing
15 122 (12.87%) TDD
16 120 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
17 114 (12.03%) Functional Testing
18 106 (11.18%) Manual Testing
19 104 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (29.54%) SQL
2 210 (22.15%) Java
3 69 (7.28%) C#
4 38 (4.01%) C
4 38 (4.01%) Ruby
5 36 (3.80%) Python
6 25 (2.64%) C++
7 17 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.84%) Groovy
11 7 (0.74%) PHP
11 7 (0.74%) XPath
12 6 (0.63%) Perl
12 6 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.53%) Scala
13 5 (0.53%) VBScript
14 4 (0.42%) VB
15 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 359 (37.87%) ISTQB
2 298 (31.43%) ISEB
3 146 (15.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 141 (14.87%) Degree
5 53 (5.59%) Security Cleared
6 36 (3.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 34 (3.59%) SC Cleared
8 27 (2.85%) DV Cleared
9 26 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.42%) PMP
11 3 (0.32%) CCA
11 3 (0.32%) CEH
12 2 (0.21%) CSQA
12 2 (0.21%) MAPM
13 1 (0.11%) APMP
13 1 (0.11%) CIPD
13 1 (0.11%) IIBA
13 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (34.60%) QA
2 21 (2.22%) SLA
3 10 (1.05%) SDET
4 9 (0.95%) PMO
5 5 (0.53%) GCP
6 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) COSO
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (1.37%) Docker
2 7 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 160 (16.88%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.16%) Perfmon
3 10 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Rancher
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (17.62%) HP
2 163 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 134 (14.14%) Oracle
4 84 (8.86%) SAP
5 32 (3.38%) Siebel
6 31 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (3.16%) Sun
8 25 (2.64%) Vermilion
9 22 (2.32%) Google
10 20 (2.11%) IBM
11 13 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
12 10 (1.05%) Riverbed
13 9 (0.95%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.84%) Citrix
14 8 (0.84%) Remedy
15 7 (0.74%) ClickTale
15 7 (0.74%) Informatica
16 5 (0.53%) Cisco
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £435000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Full package & Yearly Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £35,000 per annum dependant on skills, knowledge & exp
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago