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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
UK
Rank 470 408 393
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 451 704 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 350 532 579
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median 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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -46 437 £47,500 +5.55% 51
London -9 158 £55,000 - 14
South East +21 76 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Yorkshire -12 55 £42,500 +21.42% 6
South West +28 51 £42,500 +25.00% 12
Leeds -9 45 £42,500 +21.42% 3
West Yorkshire -14 45 £42,500 +21.42% 3
City of London +21 44 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North West -7 37 £44,000 +35.38% 3
East of England 0 30 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Manchester -3 28 £46,500 +22.36% 1
Bristol +17 21 £47,000 +18.98% 9
Berkshire +36 20 £55,000 +37.50%
West Midlands -31 20 £51,250 +13.88% 1
East Midlands +25 15 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +2 14 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +29 13 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Kent +16 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Somerset +12 12 £33,750 +22.72%
Hertfordshire +3 12 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Milton Keynes +26 11 £40,000 -
Birmingham -16 10 £53,500 +18.88% 1
Stockport +17 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Gloucestershire -16 9 £43,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £41,250 -28.26%
Cambridge +12 8 £41,250 -17.50%
Sheffield +10 8 £35,000 -44.44%
South Yorkshire +9 8 £35,000 -44.44%
Essex +5 8 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Dover - 8 £47,500 -

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 499 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (38.66%) ISTQB
3 324 (33.40%) QA
4 315 (32.47%) Finance
5 310 (31.96%) ISEB
6 303 (31.24%) Software Testing
7 290 (29.90%) Test Strategy
8 260 (26.80%) Test Automation
9 254 (26.19%) SQL
10 251 (25.88%) Selenium
11 201 (20.72%) HP
12 200 (20.62%) HP Quality Center
13 193 (19.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 187 (19.28%) Java
15 184 (18.97%) Scrum
16 177 (18.25%) Test Scripting
16 177 (18.25%) BDD
17 171 (17.63%) Mentoring
18 166 (17.11%) Degree
19 164 (16.91%) SDLC
20 162 (16.70%) Cucumber
21 161 (16.60%) JIRA
22 157 (16.19%) Microsoft
23 145 (14.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 144 (14.85%) Waterfall
25 138 (14.23%) Regression Testing
26 127 (13.09%) Oracle
27 121 (12.47%) Automated Testing
27 121 (12.47%) Defect Management
28 119 (12.27%) Performance 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 24 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.86%) CMS
3 17 (1.75%) Confluence
4 12 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.21%) Documentum
8 2 (0.21%) FileNet
9 1 (0.10%) Drupal
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 76 (7.84%) MS Office
2 52 (5.36%) MS Project
3 45 (4.64%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.24%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.31%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.21%) Maximo
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-AR
9 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.10%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.55%) Office 365
3 13 (1.34%) G Suite
3 13 (1.34%) Slack
4 10 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.03%) SaaS
5 7 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.10%) Donky
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.68%) HTTP
2 18 (1.86%) SSH
3 17 (1.75%) LAN
3 17 (1.75%) WAN
4 9 (0.93%) Wireshark
5 8 (0.82%) Internet
6 7 (0.72%) IP Telephony
7 6 (0.62%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) FTP
8 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.66%) Relational Database
2 32 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 32 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 28 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (0.82%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.62%) Big Data
7 6 (0.62%) MySQL
8 5 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (0.41%) PowerCenter
9 4 (0.41%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.41%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.31%) GIS
10 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 251 (25.88%) Selenium
2 162 (16.70%) Cucumber
3 161 (16.60%) JIRA
4 98 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (8.66%) HP UFT
6 78 (8.04%) LoadRunner
7 64 (6.60%) JMeter
8 63 (6.49%) Jenkins
9 62 (6.39%) SoapUI
10 51 (5.26%) Git (software)
11 46 (4.74%) WebDriver
12 44 (4.54%) SpecFlow
13 33 (3.40%) Zephyr
14 27 (2.78%) WATIR
15 24 (2.47%) Capybara
16 18 (1.86%) FitNesse
16 18 (1.86%) JUnit
17 17 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (1.65%) Visual Studio
19 13 (1.34%) TeamCity
General
1 315 (32.47%) Finance
2 92 (9.48%) Banking
3 42 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.12%) Legal
4 40 (4.12%) Marketing
4 40 (4.12%) Retail
5 26 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.37%) Law
7 20 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.96%) Electronics
9 12 (1.24%) Games
10 11 (1.13%) Billing
11 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
13 5 (0.52%) Advertising
13 5 (0.52%) Automotive
14 4 (0.41%) Front Office
15 3 (0.31%) German Language
15 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 292 (30.10%) Test Manager
2 211 (21.75%) Analyst
3 163 (16.80%) Test Analyst
4 117 (12.06%) Test Leader
5 109 (11.24%) Tester
6 80 (8.25%) Test Engineer
7 63 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 57 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 49 (5.05%) Consultant
10 48 (4.95%) QA Engineer
11 47 (4.85%) QA Leader
12 41 (4.23%) Senior Manager
13 39 (4.02%) Senior Test Engineer
14 37 (3.81%) Test Consultant
15 35 (3.61%) Senior Test Manager
16 32 (3.30%) Team Leader
17 30 (3.09%) Lead Tester
18 29 (2.99%) Software Tester
19 28 (2.89%) Automation Tester
20 27 (2.78%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (8.66%) XML
2 71 (7.32%) SOAP
3 61 (6.29%) Web Services
4 49 (5.05%) .NET
5 44 (4.54%) HTML
6 38 (3.92%) REST
7 24 (2.47%) Gherkin
8 11 (1.13%) XSD
9 10 (1.03%) CSS
10 9 (0.93%) Behat
10 9 (0.93%) XBRL
11 8 (0.82%) Ajax
11 8 (0.82%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.82%) JMX
11 8 (0.82%) JSON
11 8 (0.82%) WSDL
12 6 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.52%) Spring
14 3 (0.31%) GWT
14 3 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.86%) Blog
5 18 (1.86%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.03%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.03%) Life Science
10 9 (0.93%) iPad
11 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.72%) Derivative
13 6 (0.62%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.41%) iSeries
14 4 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (7.22%) Linux
2 56 (5.77%) Windows
3 45 (4.64%) Unix
4 15 (1.55%) Android
4 15 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.62%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (31.24%) Software Testing
3 290 (29.90%) Test Strategy
4 260 (26.80%) Test Automation
5 193 (19.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 184 (18.97%) Scrum
7 177 (18.25%) BDD
7 177 (18.25%) Test Scripting
8 171 (17.63%) Mentoring
9 164 (16.91%) SDLC
10 144 (14.85%) Waterfall
11 138 (14.23%) Regression Testing
12 121 (12.47%) Automated Testing
12 121 (12.47%) Defect Management
13 119 (12.27%) Performance Testing
14 118 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 115 (11.86%) Manual Testing
16 112 (11.55%) Non-Functional Testing
17 109 (11.24%) TDD
18 106 (10.93%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 254 (26.19%) SQL
2 187 (19.28%) Java
3 55 (5.67%) C#
4 44 (4.54%) Ruby
5 43 (4.43%) C
6 39 (4.02%) Python
7 27 (2.78%) C++
8 13 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.93%) Groovy
12 8 (0.82%) PHP
13 7 (0.72%) Scala
13 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.62%) Perl
15 4 (0.41%) XPath
16 3 (0.31%) AWK
16 3 (0.31%) sed
17 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 375 (38.66%) ISTQB
2 310 (31.96%) ISEB
3 166 (17.11%) Degree
4 145 (14.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 67 (6.91%) Security Cleared
6 48 (4.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 43 (4.43%) DV Cleared
8 40 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 33 (3.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.41%) PMP
11 3 (0.31%) CEH
11 3 (0.31%) CSQA
12 2 (0.21%) AAT
12 2 (0.21%) HND
12 2 (0.21%) MAPM
13 1 (0.10%) APMP
13 1 (0.10%) IIBA
13 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (33.40%) QA
2 25 (2.58%) SLA
3 12 (1.24%) GCP
4 10 (1.03%) SDET
5 5 (0.52%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.31%) COSO
6 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (0.93%) Docker
2 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 200 (20.62%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.13%) Perfmon
3 10 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.10%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 201 (20.72%) HP
2 157 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 127 (13.09%) Oracle
4 90 (9.28%) SAP
5 32 (3.30%) Siebel
6 30 (3.09%) Sun
7 20 (2.06%) Google
8 19 (1.96%) IBM
9 16 (1.65%) SOASTA, Inc
10 11 (1.13%) Cognizant
10 11 (1.13%) Informatica
11 10 (1.03%) Capita
11 10 (1.03%) Riverbed
12 9 (0.93%) Cisco
12 9 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.82%) Citrix
14 7 (0.72%) Remedy
15 6 (0.62%) Vermilion
15 6 (0.62%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £49000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £53000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000 - £62,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago