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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 472 407 435
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 506 800 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.84% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 388 654 508
Median salary £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
84858 95762 99159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.03% 87.55% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70966 78846 79114
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 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -49 477 £50,000 +7.52% 60
London -9 157 £65,000 +18.18% 21
South East -16 123 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South West +11 52 £45,000 - 8
West Midlands +13 43 £40,250 -5.29% 5
Yorkshire -32 41 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Birmingham +4 33 £38,891 -8.49% 2
West Yorkshire -19 30 £38,500 +2.66% 3
North West -16 28 £33,750 -21.38% 6
Berkshire -1 26 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £60,000 +17.64% 1
Hampshire -3 23 £35,000 -22.22% 3
City of London -3 23 £56,250 -6.25% 7
Leeds +6 20 £36,250 - 3
East of England -12 19 £50,000 -1.47% 2
Manchester -35 19 £32,500 -24.79% 5
Kent - 19 £42,500 - 1
Bristol +16 18 £82,500 +94.11% 2
Hertfordshire +26 17 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland -30 17 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Surrey +15 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
High Wycombe -6 14 £58,750 +9.81%
Somerset +3 13 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -16 12 £43,750 -2.77% 3
East Midlands +2 11 £39,250 -17.36% 2
Edinburgh -27 11 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bracknell +3 9 £43,500 -37.85%
Milton Keynes +19 8 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Nottingham +15 8 £31,000 -9.81%
Nottinghamshire +15 8 £31,000 -9.81%

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 576 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (36.70%) QA
3 369 (35.18%) Finance
4 352 (33.56%) ISTQB
5 311 (29.65%) ISEB
6 307 (29.27%) Test Strategy
7 255 (24.31%) Software Testing
8 233 (22.21%) Selenium
9 228 (21.73%) SQL
10 226 (21.54%) Test Scripting
11 225 (21.45%) HP
12 223 (21.26%) Test Automation
13 222 (21.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 206 (19.64%) HP Quality Center
15 193 (18.40%) Scrum
16 187 (17.83%) Degree
17 186 (17.73%) JIRA
17 186 (17.73%) Functional Testing
18 176 (16.78%) Waterfall
19 175 (16.68%) Mentoring
20 172 (16.40%) Non-Functional Testing
21 166 (15.82%) Microsoft
22 164 (15.63%) Defect Management
23 162 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
24 161 (15.35%) BDD
25 154 (14.68%) Java
26 151 (14.39%) Regression Testing
27 148 (14.11%) HP UFT
28 143 (13.63%) Manual Testing
29 142 (13.54%) 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 36 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.38%) Confluence
3 16 (1.53%) CMS
4 8 (0.76%) Documentum
5 6 (0.57%) Apache
5 6 (0.57%) FileNet
5 6 (0.57%) IIS
6 4 (0.38%) Xceptor
7 3 (0.29%) Drupal
7 3 (0.29%) MTS
8 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.095%) SAP EP
Applications
1 82 (7.82%) MS Office
2 78 (7.44%) MS Excel
3 40 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.38%) MS Project
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.48%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.19%) Maximo
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI-AR
8 1 (0.095%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.095%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.095%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.67%) SaaS
3 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.48%) Office 365
4 5 (0.48%) Slack
5 4 (0.38%) GitHub
5 4 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Trello
7 1 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.095%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.48%) Internet
2 15 (1.43%) SSH
3 12 (1.14%) LAN
4 11 (1.05%) Firewall
4 11 (1.05%) HTTP
5 10 (0.95%) WAN
6 7 (0.67%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.38%) DSL
8 4 (0.38%) VoIP
9 3 (0.29%) 2G
9 3 (0.29%) 3G
9 3 (0.29%) 4G
10 2 (0.19%) FTP
10 2 (0.19%) M3UA
10 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.19%) SAN
10 2 (0.19%) SCTP
10 2 (0.19%) SMPP
10 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.72%) Big Data
4 17 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.95%) EDRMS
9 8 (0.76%) MySQL
10 6 (0.57%) PowerCenter
10 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.38%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.29%) HBase
13 3 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.19%) QlikView
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 233 (22.21%) Selenium
2 186 (17.73%) JIRA
3 148 (14.11%) HP UFT
4 134 (12.77%) Cucumber
5 92 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 74 (7.05%) Jenkins
7 58 (5.53%) WebDriver
8 53 (5.05%) LoadRunner
9 48 (4.58%) SoapUI
10 42 (4.00%) Git (software)
11 36 (3.43%) Rational Functional Tester
12 32 (3.05%) SilkTest
13 30 (2.86%) JMeter
14 28 (2.67%) SpecFlow
15 24 (2.29%) JUnit
16 23 (2.19%) Zephyr
17 18 (1.72%) Appium
17 18 (1.72%) Visual Studio
18 17 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 13 (1.24%) Fiddler
General
1 369 (35.18%) Finance
2 109 (10.39%) Banking
3 56 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.05%) Retail
5 39 (3.72%) Marketing
6 34 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.19%) Back Office
7 23 (2.19%) Games
8 18 (1.72%) Electronics
9 17 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.05%) Legal
11 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Billing
14 5 (0.48%) Front Office
14 5 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.29%) German Language
17 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 361 (34.41%) Test Manager
2 231 (22.02%) Analyst
3 203 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 107 (10.20%) Tester
5 90 (8.58%) Test Leader
6 64 (6.10%) QA Engineer
7 55 (5.24%) Test Engineer
8 47 (4.48%) Programme Manager
9 46 (4.39%) Automation Test Analyst
9 46 (4.39%) Consultant
9 46 (4.39%) Software Tester
10 44 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
11 40 (3.81%) QA Manager
12 39 (3.72%) Senior Test Analyst
13 37 (3.53%) Senior Manager
14 36 (3.43%) Senior Test Manager
15 35 (3.34%) Programme Test Manager
15 35 (3.34%) Test Programme Manager
16 33 (3.15%) Test Consultant
17 29 (2.76%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.82%) SOAP
2 80 (7.63%) .NET
3 79 (7.53%) XML
4 69 (6.58%) HTML
5 62 (5.91%) Web Services
6 39 (3.72%) REST
7 31 (2.96%) XBRL
8 27 (2.57%) Gherkin
9 26 (2.48%) CSS
10 22 (2.10%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.62%) RESTful
12 16 (1.53%) J2EE
12 16 (1.53%) JSON
13 8 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.76%) Middleware
14 6 (0.57%) SAP ALE
15 4 (0.38%) HTML5
15 4 (0.38%) POSIX
15 4 (0.38%) WPF
15 4 (0.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 34 (3.24%) Blog
4 32 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 27 (2.57%) Client/Server
6 25 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.19%) Life Science
8 19 (1.81%) User Experience
9 18 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.62%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.43%) Social Network
12 13 (1.24%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.14%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.05%) Derivative
14 11 (1.05%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.76%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.96%) Unix
2 86 (8.20%) Linux
3 76 (7.24%) Windows
4 39 (3.72%) Android
5 33 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.57%) AIX
8 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.38%) HPUX
9 4 (0.38%) Solaris
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Debian
11 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.095%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (29.27%) Test Strategy
3 255 (24.31%) Software Testing
4 226 (21.54%) Test Scripting
5 223 (21.26%) Test Automation
6 222 (21.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 193 (18.40%) Scrum
8 186 (17.73%) Functional Testing
9 176 (16.78%) Waterfall
10 175 (16.68%) Mentoring
11 172 (16.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 164 (15.63%) Defect Management
13 162 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 161 (15.35%) BDD
15 151 (14.39%) Regression Testing
16 143 (13.63%) Manual Testing
17 142 (13.54%) Automated Testing
18 140 (13.35%) SDLC
19 122 (11.63%) Project Management
20 112 (10.68%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.73%) SQL
2 154 (14.68%) Java
3 74 (7.05%) C#
4 39 (3.72%) Python
5 38 (3.62%) C
6 34 (3.24%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 32 (3.05%) Ruby
8 24 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 23 (2.19%) C++
10 21 (2.00%) VB
11 20 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.53%) PHP
13 12 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.05%) XPath
15 10 (0.95%) ABAP
16 7 (0.67%) Groovy
16 7 (0.67%) Perl
16 7 (0.67%) Scala
17 1 (0.095%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 352 (33.56%) ISTQB
2 311 (29.65%) ISEB
3 187 (17.83%) Degree
4 138 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 92 (8.77%) Security Cleared
6 56 (5.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 52 (4.96%) DV Cleared
8 46 (4.39%) SC Cleared
9 27 (2.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.38%) CSQA
11 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.29%) PMP
12 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.095%) AAT
13 1 (0.095%) HND
13 1 (0.095%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.095%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (36.70%) QA
2 28 (2.67%) GCP
3 21 (2.00%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) GAMP
5 3 (0.29%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.19%) COSO
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.095%) FATCA
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.095%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.48%) XenApp
2 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.095%) Docker
3 1 (0.095%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 206 (19.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.48%) Nessus
2 5 (0.48%) Nmap
3 4 (0.38%) Puppet
4 2 (0.19%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.095%) SCOM
Vendors
1 225 (21.45%) HP
2 166 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 105 (10.01%) SAP
4 75 (7.15%) Oracle
5 14 (1.33%) Cognizant
5 14 (1.33%) IBM
6 13 (1.24%) Capita
6 13 (1.24%) Citrix
7 11 (1.05%) VMware
8 10 (0.95%) OpenText
8 10 (0.95%) Siebel
9 8 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.57%) Google
10 6 (0.57%) Informatica
10 6 (0.57%) Serena
11 5 (0.48%) Cadence
11 5 (0.48%) Murex
11 5 (0.48%) Perforce
11 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.48%) Sophos
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41514 - £51895 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Met Police
Salary: From £49,261 to £54,070 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent package + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago