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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 370 460 414
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -46
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 794 512 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 615 386 494
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
93576 89385 91068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.26% 81.66% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 76906 72661 77293
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 November 2014 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 November 2014. 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 +79 713 £47,500 -5.00% 72
South East +108 227 £42,500 -15.00% 15
London +9 199 £60,000 - 23
Berkshire +74 74 £46,250 -21.61% 6
North West +7 66 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +32 61 £47,125 -0.78% 8
City of London +44 60 £57,500 -14.81% 16
Yorkshire -41 60 £37,500 +10.29% 7
South West +30 58 £50,000 +68.28% 8
Manchester +4 53 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England -5 52 £42,500 -12.37% 9
Reading +40 48 £40,000 -32.20% 2
Hampshire +19 47 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Surrey +16 41 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh +16 34 £50,000 +51.51% 4
West Yorkshire -44 32 £38,000 +11.76% 5
West Sussex +20 31 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Leeds -37 30 £38,000 +11.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 28 £46,750 +29.86%
North Yorkshire +18 25 £30,250 -19.33% 2
West Midlands +7 23 £38,500 +11.59%
Bristol +22 22 £55,000 +64.17% 2
High Wycombe +10 22 £46,750 +29.86%
York +23 19 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Winchester +14 19 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Wiltshire - 18 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +24 17 £37,500 -36.17%
Essex +10 17 £50,000 -
Swindon - 15 £50,000 - 2
Reigate - 14 £40,000 -

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 605 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (39.04%) Finance
3 580 (37.61%) ISEB
4 464 (30.09%) ISTQB
5 460 (29.83%) Software Testing
6 444 (28.79%) QA
7 437 (28.34%) HP Quality Center
8 400 (25.94%) HP
9 388 (25.16%) Test Strategy
10 380 (24.64%) SQL
11 320 (20.75%) QuickTest Pro
12 305 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 304 (19.71%) Selenium
14 301 (19.52%) Test Automation
15 258 (16.73%) Test Scripting
16 232 (15.05%) Test Planning
17 223 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 215 (13.94%) Regression Testing
19 211 (13.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 196 (12.71%) Microsoft
21 188 (12.19%) Banking
22 177 (11.48%) JIRA
23 168 (10.89%) Degree
24 164 (10.64%) Project Management
25 163 (10.57%) Automated Testing
26 162 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
26 162 (10.51%) Waterfall
27 159 (10.31%) Windows
28 153 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
29 148 (9.60%) Security Cleared

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 58 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.84%) IIS
2 13 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 12 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (0.71%) Confluence
4 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
8 5 (0.32%) MTS
8 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.32%) CMS
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.19%) Apache
11 2 (0.13%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.13%) Lync
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.065%) MQSeries
Applications
1 97 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.40%) MS Office
3 25 (1.62%) MS Project
4 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
6 6 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.19%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.13%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.75%) SaaS
2 4 (0.26%) GitHub
2 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.43%) HTTP
2 21 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.10%) Internet
4 14 (0.91%) WAN
4 14 (0.91%) LAN
5 12 (0.78%) MVNO
6 7 (0.45%) Firewall
6 7 (0.45%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.39%) SSL
8 5 (0.32%) Network Security
8 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.32%) Wireless
9 4 (0.26%) DNS
10 3 (0.19%) FTP
10 3 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) ISDN
11 2 (0.13%) VoIP
12 1 (0.065%) SMS
12 1 (0.065%) 3G
12 1 (0.065%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 45 (2.92%) DB2
4 44 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 40 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (2.53%) DataStage
6 39 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
7 38 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
7 38 (2.46%) SQLPlus
8 35 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.17%) MySQL
10 15 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.26%) MS Access
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 320 (20.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 304 (19.71%) Selenium
3 177 (11.48%) JIRA
4 153 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (6.23%) WebDriver
6 86 (5.58%) Cucumber
6 86 (5.58%) JMeter
7 79 (5.12%) LoadRunner
8 54 (3.50%) SpecFlow
9 51 (3.31%) Visual Studio
10 50 (3.24%) Toad
11 48 (3.11%) JUnit
12 47 (3.05%) TestNG
13 41 (2.66%) SoapUI
13 41 (2.66%) FitNesse
14 29 (1.88%) TestDirector
15 24 (1.56%) SilkPerformer
16 22 (1.43%) Jenkins
17 20 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 602 (39.04%) Finance
2 188 (12.19%) Banking
3 135 (8.75%) Retail
4 110 (7.13%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.95%) Advertising
6 25 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.56%) Marketing
8 23 (1.49%) Billing
9 19 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 19 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 15 (0.97%) Games
11 14 (0.91%) Publishing
12 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.78%) Back Office
13 11 (0.71%) Legal
14 8 (0.52%) Local Government
15 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.26%) German Language
16 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 608 (39.43%) Test Manager
2 352 (22.83%) Analyst
3 331 (21.47%) Test Analyst
4 128 (8.30%) Tester
5 106 (6.87%) Test Leader
6 105 (6.81%) Consultant
7 90 (5.84%) Team Leader
8 84 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
8 84 (5.45%) Test Consultant
9 74 (4.80%) Test Engineer
10 62 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
11 60 (3.89%) Senior Test Analyst
12 54 (3.50%) QA Manager
13 53 (3.44%) Programme Manager
14 49 (3.18%) Programme Test Manager
15 45 (2.92%) Software Tester
16 43 (2.79%) Agile Test Analyst
17 38 (2.46%) QA Analyst
18 35 (2.27%) Project Manager
19 34 (2.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (6.42%) Web Services
2 98 (6.36%) SOAP
3 94 (6.10%) XML
4 68 (4.41%) .NET
5 52 (3.37%) WSDL
6 49 (3.18%) XSD
7 32 (2.08%) HTML
8 20 (1.30%) J2EE
9 16 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.97%) Gherkin
11 14 (0.91%) CSS
11 14 (0.91%) XML Messaging
12 11 (0.71%) JMS
13 8 (0.52%) Middleware
14 7 (0.45%) REST
14 7 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
16 5 (0.32%) .NET Framework
17 4 (0.26%) WinForms
17 4 (0.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.92%) Client/Server
3 45 (2.92%) Open Source
4 40 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 38 (2.46%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.88%) Statistics
8 28 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.62%) Life Science
10 24 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.23%) Derivative
11 19 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 14 (0.91%) User Experience
13 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.58%) FMCG
13 9 (0.58%) DTV
14 7 (0.45%) Chemistry
14 7 (0.45%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 159 (10.31%) Windows
2 128 (8.30%) UNIX
3 112 (7.26%) Linux
4 50 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (2.01%) Solaris
7 24 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 18 (1.17%) CentOS
11 11 (0.71%) Debian
11 11 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.52%) Android
14 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.19%) AIX
15 2 (0.13%) HPUX
16 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.065%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (29.83%) Software Testing
3 388 (25.16%) Test Strategy
4 305 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 301 (19.52%) Test Automation
6 258 (16.73%) Test Scripting
7 232 (15.05%) Test Planning
8 223 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 215 (13.94%) Regression Testing
10 164 (10.64%) Project Management
11 163 (10.57%) Automated Testing
12 162 (10.51%) Waterfall
13 134 (8.69%) Mentoring
14 133 (8.63%) Performance Testing
15 131 (8.50%) Scrum
16 123 (7.98%) Manual Testing
17 121 (7.85%) Line Management
18 113 (7.33%) Validation
19 108 (7.00%) Migration
20 102 (6.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 380 (24.64%) SQL
2 107 (6.94%) C#
3 104 (6.74%) Java
4 75 (4.86%) PL/SQL
5 60 (3.89%) Python
6 47 (3.05%) C++
7 36 (2.33%) C
7 36 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 27 (1.75%) VBScript
9 26 (1.69%) Ruby
10 25 (1.62%) PHP
11 24 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 23 (1.49%) Perl
13 21 (1.36%) VB
14 15 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.91%) R
16 12 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.78%) VBA
17 11 (0.71%) Korn
18 10 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 580 (37.61%) ISEB
2 464 (30.09%) ISTQB
3 211 (13.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 168 (10.89%) Degree
5 148 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 88 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 66 (4.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 47 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 23 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.65%) OSCP
10 10 (0.65%) OSCE
10 10 (0.65%) CEH
10 10 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.45%) Brainbench
13 6 (0.39%) PMP
14 5 (0.32%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.19%) CISM
16 3 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (28.79%) QA
2 34 (2.20%) SLA
3 14 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) TickIT
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.36%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (0.45%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 437 (28.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.065%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 400 (25.94%) HP
2 196 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 148 (9.60%) Oracle
4 65 (4.22%) VMware
5 49 (3.18%) SAP
6 39 (2.53%) Cognos
6 39 (2.53%) Business Objects
7 31 (2.01%) IBM
7 31 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.30%) Fujitsu
9 12 (0.78%) Murex
10 11 (0.71%) NetApp
11 10 (0.65%) Citrix
12 9 (0.58%) Capita
13 8 (0.52%) Perforce
13 8 (0.52%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.45%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.45%) Cerillion
15 5 (0.32%) Calypso
16 4 (0.26%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Xceed
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago