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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 367 435 416
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 773 670 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 629 461 425
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 +15 656 £50,000 +11.11% 78
London -32 208 £55,000 -6.77% 25
South East +81 184 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Yorkshire +28 96 £40,000 -1.68% 12
City of London +49 77 £59,000 -1.66% 11
West Yorkshire +18 74 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Scotland +44 58 £47,500 -25.78% 8
Leeds -4 44 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Berkshire +10 43 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 42 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Hampshire +11 41 £46,500 +16.25% 1
North West -1 38 £44,250 -5.85% 6
South West -6 34 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Edinburgh +34 33 £50,000 -24.24% 3
East Midlands +9 33 £52,500 +53.50%
Glasgow +33 32 £43,913 - 3
Manchester +10 31 £48,750 +3.72% 5
East of England -25 29 £51,500 - 6
South Wales +28 25 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Wales +18 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Surrey +6 25 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Reading -3 25 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -10 22 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Northamptonshire 0 18 £52,500 +50.00%
Bradford - 18 £52,500 - 1
Northampton +2 17 £52,500 +50.00%
Oxfordshire - 17 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 16 £30,000 - 4
Torfaen - 16 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 16 £35,000 -

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 572 (38.83%) Finance
2 527 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
3 478 (32.45%) ISTQB
4 425 (28.85%) ISEB
5 410 (27.83%) QA
6 399 (27.09%) Software Testing
7 380 (25.80%) Test Strategy
8 358 (24.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 300 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
10 288 (19.55%) SQL
11 287 (19.48%) Test Automation
12 260 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 243 (16.50%) Test Scripting
14 238 (16.16%) HP
15 237 (16.09%) Selenium
16 225 (15.27%) SDLC
17 200 (13.58%) Java
18 199 (13.51%) HP UFT
19 190 (12.90%) JIRA
20 189 (12.83%) Performance Testing
21 188 (12.76%) Banking
22 187 (12.70%) Automated Testing
23 181 (12.29%) Regression Testing
24 177 (12.02%) Project Management
24 177 (12.02%) Microsoft
25 172 (11.68%) Degree
26 169 (11.47%) Test Planning
27 150 (10.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
28 141 (9.57%) System Testing
29 131 (8.89%) Oracle

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 37 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.49%) CMS
3 20 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 17 (1.15%) Confluence
5 12 (0.81%) JBoss
6 11 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.54%) CICS
7 8 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.41%) IIS
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
12 2 (0.14%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.14%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.04%) MS Project
2 30 (2.04%) MS Office
3 16 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.68%) SPSS
5 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.068%) InDesign
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 22 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
4 19 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.27%) Endur
10 4 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.20%) Summit
11 3 (0.20%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.63%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.41%) Basecamp
2 6 (0.41%) Dropbox
3 4 (0.27%) Veeva
4 3 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.068%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.068%) IaaS
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.49%) Firewall
3 18 (1.22%) Internet
3 18 (1.22%) ATM
4 13 (0.88%) DVB
5 12 (0.81%) SNMP
6 10 (0.68%) DNS
6 10 (0.68%) VoIP
7 9 (0.61%) WAN
7 9 (0.61%) DSL
8 8 (0.54%) Multicast
8 8 (0.54%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (0.54%) HTTP
8 8 (0.54%) PPP
8 8 (0.54%) Broadband
8 8 (0.54%) ISDN
8 8 (0.54%) MPLS
8 8 (0.54%) OSPF
8 8 (0.54%) BGP
8 8 (0.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.43%) Big Data
6 17 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (1.02%) MySQL
8 11 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.61%) DB2
11 6 (0.41%) Star Schema
12 5 (0.34%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.34%) OLTP
13 4 (0.27%) MS Access
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 237 (16.09%) Selenium
2 199 (13.51%) HP UFT
3 190 (12.90%) JIRA
4 108 (7.33%) LoadRunner
5 98 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 92 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 60 (4.07%) WebDriver
8 56 (3.80%) JMeter
9 49 (3.33%) Jenkins
10 39 (2.65%) Visual Studio
11 37 (2.51%) SpecFlow
12 36 (2.44%) JUnit
13 34 (2.31%) SoapUI
14 31 (2.10%) Subversion
15 29 (1.97%) Toad
16 28 (1.90%) Maven
17 27 (1.83%) Firebug
18 26 (1.77%) TestNG
19 25 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
20 24 (1.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 572 (38.83%) Finance
2 188 (12.76%) Banking
3 98 (6.65%) Retail
4 86 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.04%) Back Office
6 25 (1.70%) Retail Banking
7 21 (1.43%) Marketing
8 19 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.22%) Publishing
10 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.95%) Games
12 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.68%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.61%) Billing
15 8 (0.54%) Legal
15 8 (0.54%) Front Office
16 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.34%) Advertising
18 4 (0.27%) Law
19 3 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 554 (37.61%) Test Manager
2 369 (25.05%) Analyst
3 318 (21.59%) Test Analyst
4 134 (9.10%) Tester
5 111 (7.54%) Test Leader
6 97 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
7 87 (5.91%) Test Engineer
8 75 (5.09%) Senior Test Analyst
9 74 (5.02%) Consultant
10 70 (4.75%) QA Manager
11 59 (4.01%) Team Leader
12 57 (3.87%) Test Team Leader
13 48 (3.26%) Senior Manager
13 48 (3.26%) Programme Manager
14 47 (3.19%) Programme Test Manager
15 42 (2.85%) Test Consultant
16 38 (2.58%) Software Tester
17 35 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
18 34 (2.31%) QA Analyst
19 33 (2.24%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (8.08%) .NET
2 65 (4.41%) HTML
3 61 (4.14%) Web Services
4 42 (2.85%) XML
4 42 (2.85%) Gherkin
5 41 (2.78%) SOAP
6 34 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 27 (1.83%) Middleware
8 22 (1.49%) CSS
9 17 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 16 (1.09%) REST
11 13 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.81%) J2EE
13 10 (0.68%) HTML5
14 7 (0.48%) Flash
15 6 (0.41%) jQuery
16 5 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
17 4 (0.27%) Apache Flex
17 4 (0.27%) Silverlight
17 4 (0.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.09%) Client/Server
3 61 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 36 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (1.97%) DTV
8 28 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 26 (1.77%) Statistics
10 24 (1.63%) Derivative
11 23 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.49%) Equities
12 22 (1.49%) User Experience
13 16 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
13 16 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
13 16 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
14 14 (0.95%) IVR
15 12 (0.81%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.75%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (7.88%) Windows
2 86 (5.84%) Linux
3 71 (4.82%) UNIX
4 25 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.63%) Android
6 17 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.88%) CentOS
8 12 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.48%) Solaris
10 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (27.09%) Software Testing
3 380 (25.80%) Test Strategy
4 358 (24.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 287 (19.48%) Test Automation
6 260 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 243 (16.50%) Test Scripting
8 225 (15.27%) SDLC
9 189 (12.83%) Performance Testing
10 187 (12.70%) Automated Testing
11 181 (12.29%) Regression Testing
12 177 (12.02%) Project Management
13 169 (11.47%) Test Planning
14 141 (9.57%) System Testing
15 127 (8.62%) PRINCE2
16 125 (8.49%) Waterfall
17 121 (8.21%) Scrum
18 112 (7.60%) ITIL
19 109 (7.40%) Mentoring
20 104 (7.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 288 (19.55%) SQL
2 200 (13.58%) Java
3 128 (8.69%) C#
4 91 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 67 (4.55%) Python
6 55 (3.73%) Perl
7 40 (2.72%) C++
8 38 (2.58%) Ruby
9 33 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 31 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 31 (2.10%) C
11 23 (1.56%) VBScript
12 19 (1.29%) VB
12 19 (1.29%) PHP
13 17 (1.15%) Korn
14 13 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.54%) JCL
17 8 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 478 (32.45%) ISTQB
2 425 (28.85%) ISEB
3 172 (11.68%) Degree
4 150 (10.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 110 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 71 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 49 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 21 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 20 (1.36%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.68%) PMP
14 9 (0.61%) CSQA
15 8 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.54%) CCSP
15 8 (0.54%) CCNP
15 8 (0.54%) CCDP
15 8 (0.54%) JNCIS
16 7 (0.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (27.83%) QA
2 19 (1.29%) SLA
3 17 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.34%) TickIT
7 2 (0.14%) GCP
7 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.068%) FATCA
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
8 1 (0.068%) DICOM
System Software
1 28 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.34%) vSphere
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
5 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.20%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 300 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.81%) SCCM
3 9 (0.61%) Nessus
3 9 (0.61%) Nmap
4 5 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.068%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 238 (16.16%) HP
2 177 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 131 (8.89%) Oracle
4 37 (2.51%) SAP
5 35 (2.38%) VMware
6 33 (2.24%) IBM
7 18 (1.22%) Perforce
8 17 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.02%) Cisco
9 15 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.95%) BT
11 13 (0.88%) Google
11 13 (0.88%) Business Objects
12 12 (0.81%) Green Hat
13 11 (0.75%) Cognizant
13 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.68%) BEA
14 10 (0.68%) Citrix
15 9 (0.61%) F5
15 9 (0.61%) Coverity
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
Initialize IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago