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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 364 397 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 763 685 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 579 452 481
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £66,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 676 £45,000 -10.00% 69
London -16 221 £55,000 -6.77% 19
South East +31 162 £42,500 -5.55% 21
City of London +27 73 £56,000 +3.70% 5
Yorkshire -7 72 £37,500 +10.29% 11
North West +38 71 £45,000 -2.17% 3
East of England +14 55 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Berkshire +18 53 £45,000 - 5
Scotland +25 49 £45,625 +6.10% 2
South West -11 46 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Manchester +32 45 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Hampshire +13 35 £35,000 -41.66% 4
Surrey +18 34 £40,000 +2.56% 4
North Yorkshire +33 30 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Reading -3 30 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Bristol +9 29 £45,750 +10.90% 1
Leeds -39 27 £32,500 -4.41% 6
West Yorkshire -44 27 £32,500 -4.41% 7
East Midlands +18 22 £36,000 -42.40%
Cambridgeshire +6 22 £40,500 -14.73%
Cheshire +1 19 £46,000 -
York +25 18 £30,000 +5.26%
Stirling -1 18 £38,000 -27.61%
Cambridge +7 17 £40,000 -15.78%
Edinburgh +6 17 £49,375 +18.97%
Hertfordshire +5 17 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Winchester - 16 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire +7 14 £44,500 - 3
Northamptonshire +1 14 £34,000 -47.69%
East Sussex -18 14 £39,000 -12.40% 1

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 644 (41.39%) Finance
2 587 (37.72%) ISEB
3 585 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
4 540 (34.70%) ISTQB
5 455 (29.24%) Software Testing
6 443 (28.47%) Test Strategy
7 420 (26.99%) HP Quality Center
8 415 (26.67%) QA
9 380 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 363 (23.33%) SQL
11 354 (22.75%) HP
12 318 (20.44%) Test Automation
13 293 (18.83%) Selenium
14 278 (17.87%) Test Scripting
15 268 (17.22%) QuickTest Pro
16 260 (16.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 232 (14.91%) Test Planning
18 227 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 219 (14.07%) Regression Testing
20 201 (12.92%) Banking
21 190 (12.21%) JIRA
21 190 (12.21%) Microsoft
22 181 (11.63%) Automated Testing
23 163 (10.48%) Performance Testing
24 156 (10.03%) Waterfall
25 149 (9.58%) Oracle
26 147 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
27 146 (9.38%) Windows
28 145 (9.32%) Project Management
29 144 (9.25%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (0.84%) CMS
4 12 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (0.58%) Confluence
8 7 (0.45%) IIS
8 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.39%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.32%) MTS
10 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.19%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 110 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.83%) MS Office
3 29 (1.86%) MS Project
4 21 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
5 17 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
6 14 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.13%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.96%) SaaS
2 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.16%) WAN
3 15 (0.96%) HTTP
3 15 (0.96%) LAN
4 11 (0.71%) Internet
5 10 (0.64%) MVNO
6 7 (0.45%) DNS
6 7 (0.45%) SNMP
7 6 (0.39%) VoIP
8 5 (0.32%) ISDN
8 5 (0.32%) ATM
8 5 (0.32%) Firewall
8 5 (0.32%) Network Security
8 5 (0.32%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.26%) Multicast
9 4 (0.26%) IGMP
9 4 (0.26%) RTSP
9 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.26%) DSL
9 4 (0.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 28 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.29%) MySQL
8 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.03%) DataStage
9 16 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
10 15 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
10 15 (0.96%) SQLPlus
10 15 (0.96%) DB2
11 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.26%) QlikView
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 293 (18.83%) Selenium
2 268 (17.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 190 (12.21%) JIRA
4 121 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (5.91%) LoadRunner
6 87 (5.59%) WebDriver
7 84 (5.40%) Cucumber
8 75 (4.82%) JMeter
9 56 (3.60%) JUnit
10 44 (2.83%) TestNG
11 42 (2.70%) Visual Studio
12 38 (2.44%) Jenkins
13 36 (2.31%) Toad
14 31 (1.99%) SoapUI
15 27 (1.74%) SpecFlow
16 26 (1.67%) eggPlant
17 23 (1.48%) TestDirector
18 21 (1.35%) Bugzilla
19 17 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
20 16 (1.03%) SilkPerformer
General
1 644 (41.39%) Finance
2 201 (12.92%) Banking
3 144 (9.25%) Retail
4 76 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.19%) Aerospace
6 25 (1.61%) Billing
6 25 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 18 (1.16%) Advertising
9 16 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.77%) Marketing
10 12 (0.77%) Legal
11 10 (0.64%) Publishing
11 10 (0.64%) Back Office
12 8 (0.51%) Games
13 6 (0.39%) Local Government
13 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.26%) Law
14 4 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 596 (38.30%) Test Manager
2 421 (27.06%) Analyst
3 378 (24.29%) Test Analyst
4 137 (8.80%) Tester
5 119 (7.65%) Test Leader
6 107 (6.88%) Team Leader
7 98 (6.30%) Test Team Leader
8 97 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
9 94 (6.04%) Consultant
10 91 (5.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 78 (5.01%) Test Engineer
12 73 (4.69%) Test Consultant
13 47 (3.02%) Programme Manager
14 45 (2.89%) Software Tester
14 45 (2.89%) Programme Test Manager
15 44 (2.83%) Senior Manager
16 43 (2.76%) QA Manager
17 42 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
18 33 (2.12%) Senior Test Manager
19 27 (1.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.37%) .NET
2 50 (3.21%) Web Services
3 43 (2.76%) HTML
4 35 (2.25%) SOAP
5 32 (2.06%) XML
6 23 (1.48%) Middleware
7 21 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (1.03%) CSS
9 12 (0.77%) WSDL
10 11 (0.71%) J2EE
10 11 (0.71%) Gherkin
11 9 (0.58%) XSD
12 7 (0.45%) JMS
13 6 (0.39%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.39%) Java EE
13 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.32%) DOM
15 3 (0.19%) Flash
15 3 (0.19%) Spring
15 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.79%) Client/Server
4 49 (3.15%) Statistics
5 42 (2.70%) Open Source
6 40 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 37 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 21 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.09%) Derivative
12 16 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 16 (1.03%) User Experience
13 12 (0.77%) DTV
13 12 (0.77%) Replication
14 11 (0.71%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.58%) PMI
16 7 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.39%) Equities
17 6 (0.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 146 (9.38%) Windows
2 80 (5.14%) UNIX
3 73 (4.69%) Linux
4 30 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.22%) Android
7 17 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.96%) Solaris
10 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
10 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.51%) CentOS
12 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.32%) AIX
14 5 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (29.24%) Software Testing
3 443 (28.47%) Test Strategy
4 380 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 318 (20.44%) Test Automation
6 278 (17.87%) Test Scripting
7 232 (14.91%) Test Planning
8 227 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 219 (14.07%) Regression Testing
10 181 (11.63%) Automated Testing
11 163 (10.48%) Performance Testing
12 156 (10.03%) Waterfall
13 145 (9.32%) Project Management
14 137 (8.80%) PRINCE2
14 137 (8.80%) System Testing
14 137 (8.80%) Mentoring
15 133 (8.55%) Integration Testing
16 122 (7.84%) Scrum
17 115 (7.39%) Manual Testing
18 92 (5.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 363 (23.33%) SQL
2 108 (6.94%) Java
3 107 (6.88%) C#
4 65 (4.18%) Python
5 51 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 49 (3.15%) C++
7 41 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 39 (2.51%) C
9 32 (2.06%) Ruby
10 31 (1.99%) Perl
11 24 (1.54%) VBScript
12 20 (1.29%) VB
13 19 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.96%) Korn
17 12 (0.77%) PHP
18 11 (0.71%) R
19 10 (0.64%) VBA
20 5 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 587 (37.72%) ISEB
2 540 (34.70%) ISTQB
3 260 (16.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 132 (8.48%) Degree
5 110 (7.07%) Security Cleared
6 76 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 55 (3.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 42 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 20 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 20 (1.29%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.90%) PMP
12 13 (0.84%) VCP4
13 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.26%) CEH
14 4 (0.26%) OSCP
14 4 (0.26%) OSCE
15 3 (0.19%) CCDP
15 3 (0.19%) APMP
15 3 (0.19%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (26.67%) QA
2 21 (1.35%) SLA
3 15 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.19%) HL7
5 3 (0.19%) DICOM
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) TickIT
7 1 (0.064%) FATCA
7 1 (0.064%) EMIR
7 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.84%) vSphere
4 10 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 420 (26.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.064%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 354 (22.75%) HP
2 190 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 149 (9.58%) Oracle
4 55 (3.53%) VMware
5 38 (2.44%) IBM
6 29 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.61%) SAP
8 20 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.03%) Cognos
10 13 (0.84%) Murex
11 12 (0.77%) Perforce
11 12 (0.77%) Fujitsu
12 10 (0.64%) BT
12 10 (0.64%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.58%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.58%) Cisco
13 9 (0.58%) Green Hat
14 8 (0.51%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.45%) Citrix
15 7 (0.45%) Capita
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Certified, Travel allowance
Posted: 4 days ago