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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 445 402 395
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 527 789 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 426 587 644
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,472 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,150 £67,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
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 £31,426
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -29 499 £47,500 +5.55% 49
London +1 186 £60,000 +6.19% 16
South East +37 108 £47,000 +4.44% 8
Yorkshire -8 66 £42,500 +21.42% 6
West Yorkshire +3 57 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Leeds +14 55 £42,500 +21.42% 5
South West +20 51 £37,500 - 6
City of London +19 46 £47,500 -22.44% 7
North West -25 38 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Manchester +4 33 £50,000 +45.98% 1
East of England +12 29 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Berkshire +34 27 £55,000 +26.43% 2
Hampshire -13 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 20 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Somerset +17 20 £32,500 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -31 17 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Gloucestershire -10 15 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Kent +25 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Milton Keynes +25 12 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire +3 11 £35,000 -12.50%
South Wales -6 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Wales -20 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
West Sussex +29 10 £47,000 +4.44% 1
East Midlands +10 9 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Maidenhead +10 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Crawley - 9 £47,000 -
High Wycombe +18 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Stockport +14 8 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Winchester +4 8 £55,000 +22.22%

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 568 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (39.44%) ISTQB
3 363 (34.84%) QA
4 347 (33.30%) ISEB
5 345 (33.11%) Finance
6 332 (31.86%) Software Testing
7 307 (29.46%) Test Strategy
8 271 (26.01%) SQL
9 257 (24.66%) Test Automation
10 247 (23.70%) Selenium
11 228 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
12 222 (21.31%) HP
13 198 (19.00%) Test Scripting
14 196 (18.81%) Scrum
15 193 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 188 (18.04%) Degree
17 184 (17.66%) Microsoft
18 183 (17.56%) BDD
19 179 (17.18%) Java
20 178 (17.08%) Mentoring
21 173 (16.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 173 (16.60%) JIRA
22 169 (16.22%) SDLC
22 169 (16.22%) Waterfall
23 160 (15.36%) Cucumber
24 142 (13.63%) Defect Management
25 140 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
26 133 (12.76%) Regression Testing
26 133 (12.76%) Manual Testing
27 125 (12.00%) Automated 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 30 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.11%) CMS
3 21 (2.02%) Confluence
4 16 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.58%) Documentum
7 6 (0.58%) FileNet
8 2 (0.19%) Apache
8 2 (0.19%) Drupal
8 2 (0.19%) IIS
8 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.096%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (9.02%) MS Office
2 86 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 55 (5.28%) MS Project
4 42 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 23 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) SAP FI
1 15 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.34%) SAP CO
2 14 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.48%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.19%) Maximo
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.096%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FI-AR
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.06%) G Suite
2 11 (1.06%) Office 365
2 11 (1.06%) SaaS
2 11 (1.06%) Slack
3 6 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.19%) Donky
5 2 (0.19%) GitHub
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 2 (0.19%) PaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Trello
6 1 (0.096%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.40%) HTTP
2 19 (1.82%) LAN
2 19 (1.82%) WAN
3 18 (1.73%) SSH
4 14 (1.34%) Internet
5 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.67%) IP Telephony
7 6 (0.58%) Intranet
8 4 (0.38%) Firewall
9 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.19%) SAN
11 1 (0.096%) DSL
11 1 (0.096%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.29%) Relational Database
2 36 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 27 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.96%) Big Data
8 9 (0.86%) MySQL
9 6 (0.58%) PowerCenter
10 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.29%) HBase
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.19%) QlikView
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 247 (23.70%) Selenium
2 173 (16.60%) JIRA
3 160 (15.36%) Cucumber
4 104 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 82 (7.87%) HP UFT
6 65 (6.24%) Jenkins
7 61 (5.85%) LoadRunner
8 56 (5.37%) SoapUI
9 55 (5.28%) JMeter
10 52 (4.99%) Git (software)
11 49 (4.70%) WebDriver
12 43 (4.13%) SpecFlow
13 32 (3.07%) Zephyr
14 26 (2.50%) WATIR
15 25 (2.40%) Capybara
16 18 (1.73%) Visual Studio
17 17 (1.63%) JUnit
18 16 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (1.54%) FitNesse
19 12 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 345 (33.11%) Finance
2 99 (9.50%) Banking
3 50 (4.80%) Retail
4 42 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.74%) Marketing
6 28 (2.69%) Legal
7 22 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.54%) Electronics
9 14 (1.34%) Games
10 13 (1.25%) Law
11 12 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.06%) Back Office
13 9 (0.86%) Billing
14 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.38%) Advertising
16 4 (0.38%) Front Office
17 3 (0.29%) German Language
18 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 323 (31.00%) Test Manager
2 242 (23.22%) Analyst
3 198 (19.00%) Test Analyst
4 112 (10.75%) Test Leader
5 109 (10.46%) Tester
6 66 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 60 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
8 55 (5.28%) QA Engineer
8 55 (5.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 53 (5.09%) Consultant
10 46 (4.41%) QA Leader
11 44 (4.22%) Senior Manager
12 40 (3.84%) Senior Test Manager
13 38 (3.65%) Test Consultant
14 34 (3.26%) Programme Manager
14 34 (3.26%) Software Tester
15 33 (3.17%) Senior Test Engineer
16 31 (2.98%) QA Manager
17 29 (2.78%) Automation Tester
17 29 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (8.35%) XML
2 68 (6.53%) SOAP
3 66 (6.33%) .NET
4 57 (5.47%) HTML
5 54 (5.18%) Web Services
6 32 (3.07%) REST
7 23 (2.21%) Gherkin
8 18 (1.73%) CSS
9 15 (1.44%) XSD
10 13 (1.25%) XBRL
11 12 (1.15%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.77%) Ajax
12 8 (0.77%) Behat
12 8 (0.77%) JMX
12 8 (0.77%) WSDL
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.58%) SAP ALE
14 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
15 3 (0.29%) LAMP
15 3 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.30%) Blog
6 22 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.34%) Life Science
11 11 (1.06%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.86%) Derivative
13 8 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.77%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.58%) Biotechnology
14 6 (0.58%) iPad
14 6 (0.58%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.10%) Linux
2 61 (5.85%) Windows
3 44 (4.22%) Unix
4 23 (2.21%) Android
5 22 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.29%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.19%) AIX
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.096%) CentOS
11 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (31.86%) Software Testing
3 307 (29.46%) Test Strategy
4 257 (24.66%) Test Automation
5 198 (19.00%) Test Scripting
6 196 (18.81%) Scrum
7 193 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 183 (17.56%) BDD
9 178 (17.08%) Mentoring
10 169 (16.22%) SDLC
10 169 (16.22%) Waterfall
11 142 (13.63%) Defect Management
12 140 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 133 (12.76%) Manual Testing
13 133 (12.76%) Regression Testing
14 125 (12.00%) Automated Testing
15 122 (11.71%) Functional Testing
15 122 (11.71%) Non-Functional Testing
16 106 (10.17%) Line Management
17 104 (9.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 271 (26.01%) SQL
2 179 (17.18%) Java
3 64 (6.14%) C#
4 50 (4.80%) Ruby
5 45 (4.32%) C
6 36 (3.45%) Python
7 22 (2.11%) C++
8 19 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.86%) PHP
12 7 (0.67%) Groovy
12 7 (0.67%) Scala
12 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.58%) ABAP
14 5 (0.48%) Perl
15 4 (0.38%) VB
16 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 411 (39.44%) ISTQB
2 347 (33.30%) ISEB
3 188 (18.04%) Degree
4 173 (16.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 84 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 60 (5.76%) DV Cleared
7 52 (4.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 49 (4.70%) SC Cleared
9 38 (3.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.29%) PMP
11 2 (0.19%) AAT
11 2 (0.19%) CSQA
11 2 (0.19%) HND
12 1 (0.096%) APMP
12 1 (0.096%) CIPD
12 1 (0.096%) IIBA
12 1 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (34.84%) QA
2 27 (2.59%) SLA
3 18 (1.73%) GCP
4 9 (0.86%) SDET
5 5 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.29%) COSO
6 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.48%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.38%) XenApp
2 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 228 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.06%) Perfmon
3 10 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.096%) Nessus
6 1 (0.096%) Nmap
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 222 (21.31%) HP
2 184 (17.66%) Microsoft
3 124 (11.90%) Oracle
4 94 (9.02%) SAP
5 31 (2.98%) Siebel
6 28 (2.69%) Sun
7 17 (1.63%) Google
8 16 (1.54%) IBM
8 16 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
9 13 (1.25%) Capita
9 13 (1.25%) Cognizant
9 13 (1.25%) Informatica
10 11 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.96%) Riverbed
12 9 (0.86%) Citrix
12 9 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.77%) Cisco
14 7 (0.67%) Remedy
15 6 (0.58%) Serena
15 6 (0.58%) Vermilion
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £81,000 + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000- £62,000 + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42507 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 8 days ago