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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 418 389 428
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 682 753 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 527 569 459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -3.48%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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 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 -1 630 £45,000 - 89
London +21 238 £53,000 -3.63% 33
Yorkshire +44 102 £35,000 -2.09% 13
South East -41 100 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Yorkshire +63 94 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Leeds +62 85 £35,000 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +33 57 £38,750 +29.16% 6
East of England +3 55 £55,000 +37.50% 5
City of London +31 54 £60,000 +7.14% 6
South West -18 41 £37,500 -26.82% 6
Birmingham - 30 £32,515 - 2
North West -19 28 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Hertfordshire +17 26 £53,500 -2.72%
Berkshire -38 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +13 21 £47,500 +86.27% 2
Essex +7 21 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Dorset - 20 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 20 £32,500 -
Hampshire +2 18 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Scotland -32 18 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Reading -8 15 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Surrey -9 15 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Manchester -13 15 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Glasgow -19 13 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Colchester -7 11 £55,000 -18.51%
Bristol -25 11 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Edinburgh -7 10 £47,500 +1.33%
South Wales +7 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Wales +4 9 £35,000 -2.09% 1
North East +6 8 £40,500 +1.25% 5

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 787 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (37.02%) QA
3 458 (31.11%) ISEB
4 454 (30.84%) Finance
5 424 (28.80%) ISTQB
6 400 (27.17%) Test Automation
7 381 (25.88%) Test Scripting
8 365 (24.80%) Software Testing
9 338 (22.96%) Test Strategy
10 334 (22.69%) Selenium
11 330 (22.42%) SQL
12 318 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 288 (19.57%) HP
14 268 (18.21%) HP Quality Center
15 253 (17.19%) Java
16 242 (16.44%) Microsoft
16 242 (16.44%) SDLC
17 233 (15.83%) Functional Testing
18 229 (15.56%) Defect Management
19 210 (14.27%) Regression Testing
20 205 (13.93%) HP UFT
21 197 (13.38%) C#
22 186 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
23 175 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
24 174 (11.82%) Automated Testing
25 173 (11.75%) JIRA
26 172 (11.68%) Cucumber
27 167 (11.35%) BDD
28 166 (11.28%) Test Planning
29 164 (11.14%) .NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 62 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.31%) CMS
3 22 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 18 (1.22%) SAS
5 14 (0.95%) Confluence
6 7 (0.48%) Node.js
7 5 (0.34%) Apache
7 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.20%) JBoss
9 3 (0.20%) MTS
10 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.14%) IIS
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 145 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 89 (6.05%) MS Office
3 26 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.36%) MS Project
5 19 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.88%) SPSS
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Mingle
9 1 (0.068%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.068%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Temenos T24
2 16 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.48%) Maximo
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (0.27%) BASE24
8 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.27%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.14%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.14%) Summit
11 1 (0.068%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.29%) SaaS
2 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.54%) Office 365
5 5 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.11%) Internet
2 21 (1.43%) HTTP
3 18 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.95%) 2G
4 14 (0.95%) 3G
4 14 (0.95%) 4G
4 14 (0.95%) VoIP
5 10 (0.68%) LAN
5 10 (0.68%) M3UA
5 10 (0.68%) SCCP
5 10 (0.68%) SCTP
5 10 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (0.68%) SMPP
5 10 (0.68%) TCAP
5 10 (0.68%) WAN
6 9 (0.61%) Network Security
6 9 (0.61%) Wireshark
7 8 (0.54%) INAP
7 8 (0.54%) RANAP
8 7 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.97%) Big Data
6 28 (1.90%) QlikView
7 26 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.29%) Data Mining
10 17 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.75%) MySQL
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.54%) GIS
14 8 (0.54%) OLTP
15 7 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
16 4 (0.27%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.27%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.27%) Impala
16 4 (0.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 334 (22.69%) Selenium
2 205 (13.93%) HP UFT
3 175 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 173 (11.75%) JIRA
5 172 (11.68%) Cucumber
6 102 (6.93%) LoadRunner
7 92 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 84 (5.71%) JMeter
9 79 (5.37%) WebDriver
10 74 (5.03%) Visual Studio
11 69 (4.69%) SoapUI
12 67 (4.55%) SpecFlow
13 55 (3.74%) Git (software)
14 47 (3.19%) FitNesse
15 38 (2.58%) JUnit
16 37 (2.51%) Subversion
17 35 (2.38%) Hudson
17 35 (2.38%) Maven
18 24 (1.63%) TestNG
19 23 (1.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 454 (30.84%) Finance
2 144 (9.78%) Banking
3 91 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 78 (5.30%) Retail
5 39 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.51%) Legal
7 27 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.63%) Marketing
9 23 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.29%) Games
11 16 (1.09%) Back Office
12 14 (0.95%) Law
13 12 (0.82%) Local Government
14 11 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.61%) Electronics
16 9 (0.61%) Front Office
17 7 (0.48%) Advertising
17 7 (0.48%) Billing
18 6 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 394 (26.77%) Test Manager
2 357 (24.25%) Analyst
3 267 (18.14%) Test Analyst
4 194 (13.18%) Tester
5 179 (12.16%) Test Engineer
6 171 (11.62%) Test Leader
7 90 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
8 76 (5.16%) Automation Engineer
9 72 (4.89%) QA Engineer
10 68 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
11 64 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
12 63 (4.28%) QA Analyst
13 61 (4.14%) QA Manager
14 58 (3.94%) Team Leader
15 56 (3.80%) Software Tester
16 52 (3.53%) Automation Tester
16 52 (3.53%) Consultant
17 50 (3.40%) Programme Manager
18 49 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
18 49 (3.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (11.14%) .NET
2 123 (8.36%) Web Services
3 95 (6.45%) XML
4 79 (5.37%) HTML
5 62 (4.21%) Gherkin
6 60 (4.08%) Middleware
6 60 (4.08%) SOAP
7 37 (2.51%) CSS
8 36 (2.45%) REST
9 28 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 26 (1.77%) Behat
11 23 (1.56%) HTML5
12 21 (1.43%) JSON
13 17 (1.15%) J2EE
14 16 (1.09%) LAMP
15 11 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (0.75%) jQuery
16 9 (0.61%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.61%) XBRL
17 7 (0.48%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 186 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 73 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 69 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 33 (2.24%) Derivative
7 33 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 32 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.49%) User Experience
11 21 (1.43%) DTV
12 18 (1.22%) Statistics
13 17 (1.15%) Equities
14 16 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.09%) RIA
14 16 (1.09%) Social Network
15 13 (0.88%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.88%) Smart Meter
16 11 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 156 (10.60%) Windows
2 105 (7.13%) Linux
3 98 (6.66%) Unix
4 31 (2.11%) Android
5 29 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.75%) AIX
7 11 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.54%) Kali Linux
9 5 (0.34%) Solaris
10 4 (0.27%) CentOS
10 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.14%) HPUX
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.068%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (27.17%) Test Automation
3 381 (25.88%) Test Scripting
4 365 (24.80%) Software Testing
5 338 (22.96%) Test Strategy
6 318 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 242 (16.44%) SDLC
8 233 (15.83%) Functional Testing
9 229 (15.56%) Defect Management
10 210 (14.27%) Regression Testing
11 174 (11.82%) Automated Testing
12 167 (11.35%) BDD
13 166 (11.28%) Test Planning
14 156 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 155 (10.53%) Scrum
16 150 (10.19%) Non-Functional Testing
17 147 (9.99%) Performance Testing
17 147 (9.99%) Project Management
18 144 (9.78%) Waterfall
19 142 (9.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 330 (22.42%) SQL
2 253 (17.19%) Java
3 197 (13.38%) C#
4 91 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 69 (4.69%) Python
6 64 (4.35%) Ruby
7 62 (4.21%) C++
8 61 (4.14%) C
9 41 (2.79%) PHP
10 35 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 34 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.70%) VBScript
13 21 (1.43%) Perl
14 20 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.36%) VB
15 13 (0.88%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.61%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.41%) XPath
18 4 (0.27%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 458 (31.11%) ISEB
2 424 (28.80%) ISTQB
3 156 (10.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 136 (9.24%) Degree
5 133 (9.04%) Security Cleared
6 56 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 38 (2.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 37 (2.51%) DV Cleared
9 31 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 17 (1.15%) CITP
11 10 (0.68%) HP ASE
12 9 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.41%) CHECK Team Leader
14 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.34%) CHECK Team Member
15 5 (0.34%) CREST Certified
15 5 (0.34%) OSCE
15 5 (0.34%) OSCP
15 5 (0.34%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 545 (37.02%) QA
2 25 (1.70%) SLA
3 12 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.82%) SDET
4 5 (0.34%) GAMP
4 5 (0.34%) GCP
4 5 (0.34%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.34%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.27%) COSO
5 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.27%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.20%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.14%) Basel II
7 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.068%) DICOM
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.27%) HDFS
4 3 (0.20%) Docker
4 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 268 (18.21%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.09%) Nessus
2 16 (1.09%) Nmap
3 7 (0.48%) Puppet
3 7 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.14%) Netcool
6 2 (0.14%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.14%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 288 (19.57%) HP
2 242 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 144 (9.78%) Oracle
4 81 (5.50%) SAP
5 60 (4.08%) IBM
6 45 (3.06%) Citrix
7 24 (1.63%) webMethods
8 22 (1.49%) Green Hat
9 16 (1.09%) Coverity
10 14 (0.95%) Cisco
11 12 (0.82%) Capita
12 11 (0.75%) Sophos
13 10 (0.68%) VMware
14 9 (0.61%) Cognizant
14 9 (0.61%) Computacenter
15 8 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.48%) Informatica
16 7 (0.48%) Rally
16 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.48%) Syclo
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Car allowance + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £66000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Open RS
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58,000 - 80,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago