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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 482 411 459
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +48
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 521 775 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 390 625 458
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -52 497 £49,000 -2.00% 50
London -9 169 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South East -38 124 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Midlands +26 51 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire -16 48 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West +20 44 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -2 39 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham +12 36 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Leeds +17 31 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire -2 30 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West -6 28 £35,000 -30.69% 3
City of London +1 23 £52,500 -11.01% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 22 £58,750 +15.19% 1
East of England +16 20 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Hertfordshire +35 19 £50,000 +25.00%
Kent +31 18 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Manchester -13 18 £32,500 -51.85% 2
Hampshire -19 18 £33,000 -26.66% 3
Scotland -33 18 £36,000 -24.21%
Oxfordshire -21 16 £47,500 +18.75%
Gloucestershire -7 15 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh -18 14 £36,000 -28.00%
Bristol +32 13 £82,500 +83.33% 4
Banbury +2 12 £42,500 -
Somerset 0 12 £34,000 -42.61%
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +3 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
High Wycombe +1 9 £57,500 +7.47% 1
East Midlands -11 9 £31,000 -40.95% 1
Milton Keynes +18 8 £62,500 +47.05%

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 585 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (38.33%) QA
3 377 (34.49%) Finance
4 358 (32.75%) ISTQB
5 333 (30.47%) ISEB
6 307 (28.09%) Test Strategy
7 258 (23.60%) Software Testing
8 255 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 250 (22.87%) Selenium
10 249 (22.78%) SQL
11 248 (22.69%) Test Scripting
12 247 (22.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 217 (19.85%) HP
14 201 (18.39%) Functional Testing
15 189 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
16 185 (16.93%) Scrum
16 185 (16.93%) JIRA
17 183 (16.74%) Degree
18 180 (16.47%) Defect Management
19 178 (16.29%) Java
20 177 (16.19%) Microsoft
21 175 (16.01%) Regression Testing
22 171 (15.65%) Non-Functional Testing
23 170 (15.55%) Waterfall
24 166 (15.19%) Mentoring
25 163 (14.91%) BDD
26 161 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
27 156 (14.27%) HP UFT
28 155 (14.18%) Automated Testing
29 147 (13.45%) SDLC

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 35 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.20%) Confluence
3 13 (1.19%) CMS
4 8 (0.73%) Apache
5 6 (0.55%) Documentum
5 6 (0.55%) IIS
6 4 (0.37%) FileNet
6 4 (0.37%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.27%) Drupal
7 3 (0.27%) MTS
8 2 (0.18%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.18%) Xceptor
9 1 (0.091%) SAP EP
Applications
1 88 (8.05%) MS Office
2 86 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 45 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (2.84%) MS Project
5 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.091%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.091%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.091%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.091%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.091%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.091%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.64%) SaaS
4 4 (0.37%) GitHub
4 4 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Pure360
5 2 (0.18%) Trello
6 1 (0.091%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.65%) Internet
2 12 (1.10%) HTTP
2 12 (1.10%) SSH
3 10 (0.91%) Firewall
3 10 (0.91%) LAN
4 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.73%) VoIP
6 7 (0.64%) 2G
6 7 (0.64%) 3G
6 7 (0.64%) 4G
6 7 (0.64%) WAN
6 7 (0.64%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.46%) M3UA
7 5 (0.46%) RANAP
7 5 (0.46%) SCCP
7 5 (0.46%) SCTP
7 5 (0.46%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (0.46%) SMPP
7 5 (0.46%) TCAP
7 5 (0.46%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.10%) Big Data
4 19 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 17 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.19%) EDRMS
7 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.82%) MySQL
8 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.37%) PowerCenter
10 4 (0.37%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.27%) HBase
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.27%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 250 (22.87%) Selenium
2 185 (16.93%) JIRA
3 156 (14.27%) HP UFT
4 138 (12.63%) Cucumber
5 89 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 85 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 63 (5.76%) WebDriver
8 54 (4.94%) SoapUI
9 53 (4.85%) LoadRunner
10 45 (4.12%) Git (software)
11 39 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
12 37 (3.39%) SilkTest
13 33 (3.02%) JMeter
14 30 (2.74%) SpecFlow
15 29 (2.65%) JUnit
16 27 (2.47%) Visual Studio
17 21 (1.92%) Zephyr
18 20 (1.83%) Appium
18 20 (1.83%) Maven
19 15 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 377 (34.49%) Finance
2 111 (10.16%) Banking
3 57 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 55 (5.03%) Retail
5 40 (3.66%) Marketing
6 29 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.20%) Games
8 23 (2.10%) Back Office
9 13 (1.19%) Electronics
10 11 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.91%) Legal
12 9 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.55%) Billing
15 5 (0.46%) Advertising
15 5 (0.46%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.46%) German Language
16 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 366 (33.49%) Test Manager
2 240 (21.96%) Analyst
3 208 (19.03%) Test Analyst
4 114 (10.43%) Tester
5 92 (8.42%) Test Leader
6 73 (6.68%) QA Engineer
7 68 (6.22%) Test Engineer
8 49 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 44 (4.03%) Programme Manager
10 43 (3.93%) Consultant
10 43 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
11 42 (3.84%) QA Manager
12 38 (3.48%) Senior Manager
12 38 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
13 37 (3.39%) Software Tester
13 37 (3.39%) Test Automation Engineer
14 36 (3.29%) Senior Test Manager
15 33 (3.02%) Programme Test Manager
15 33 (3.02%) Test Programme Manager
16 32 (2.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (8.51%) .NET
2 90 (8.23%) XML
3 88 (8.05%) SOAP
4 76 (6.95%) Web Services
5 74 (6.77%) HTML
6 40 (3.66%) REST
7 30 (2.74%) XBRL
8 27 (2.47%) CSS
9 26 (2.38%) Gherkin
10 23 (2.10%) ASP.NET
11 19 (1.74%) J2EE
12 18 (1.65%) JSON
13 17 (1.56%) RESTful
14 14 (1.28%) Middleware
15 9 (0.82%) .NET Framework
16 7 (0.64%) HTML5
16 7 (0.64%) jQuery
17 6 (0.55%) AngularJS
17 6 (0.55%) Spring
17 6 (0.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 35 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 30 (2.74%) Blog
6 29 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 26 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.01%) User Experience
10 18 (1.65%) Social Network
11 16 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.46%) Life Science
12 15 (1.37%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.19%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.10%) Fixed Income
15 11 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.91%) Derivative
17 9 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
18 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.78%) Unix
2 87 (7.96%) Linux
3 83 (7.59%) Windows
4 38 (3.48%) Android
5 33 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.37%) AIX
8 4 (0.37%) HPUX
8 4 (0.37%) Solaris
9 3 (0.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) Debian
9 3 (0.27%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (28.09%) Test Strategy
3 258 (23.60%) Software Testing
4 255 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 248 (22.69%) Test Scripting
6 247 (22.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 201 (18.39%) Functional Testing
8 185 (16.93%) Scrum
9 180 (16.47%) Defect Management
10 175 (16.01%) Regression Testing
11 171 (15.65%) Non-Functional Testing
12 170 (15.55%) Waterfall
13 166 (15.19%) Mentoring
14 163 (14.91%) BDD
15 161 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 155 (14.18%) Automated Testing
17 147 (13.45%) SDLC
18 137 (12.53%) Manual Testing
19 131 (11.99%) Project Management
20 130 (11.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 249 (22.78%) SQL
2 178 (16.29%) Java
3 78 (7.14%) C#
4 40 (3.66%) Python
5 38 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 37 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 33 (3.02%) C
8 31 (2.84%) Ruby
9 25 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 25 (2.29%) C++
10 24 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.20%) VB
11 23 (2.10%) PHP
12 17 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.01%) XPath
14 10 (0.91%) Perl
15 9 (0.82%) ABAP
16 7 (0.64%) Groovy
17 4 (0.37%) Scala
18 3 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 358 (32.75%) ISTQB
2 333 (30.47%) ISEB
3 183 (16.74%) Degree
4 147 (13.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 97 (8.87%) Security Cleared
6 57 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 47 (4.30%) DV Cleared
8 45 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.27%) CSQA
10 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) PMP
11 2 (0.18%) CITP
11 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 1 (0.091%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.091%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.091%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (38.33%) QA
2 28 (2.56%) GCP
3 20 (1.83%) SLA
4 9 (0.82%) GAMP
5 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) DICOM
6 2 (0.18%) FATCA
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) SDET
7 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.46%) XenApp
2 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 189 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.46%) Nessus
2 5 (0.46%) Nmap
2 5 (0.46%) Puppet
3 3 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.18%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.091%) SCOM
5 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 217 (19.85%) HP
2 177 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 95 (8.69%) SAP
4 83 (7.59%) Oracle
5 18 (1.65%) Citrix
6 16 (1.46%) IBM
7 13 (1.19%) OpenText
7 13 (1.19%) Siebel
8 12 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.01%) VMware
10 9 (0.82%) Capita
11 6 (0.55%) Perforce
11 6 (0.55%) Rally
11 6 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.55%) Serena
12 5 (0.46%) Agilent
12 5 (0.46%) Cadence
12 5 (0.46%) Coverity
12 5 (0.46%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Expenses + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 36 minutes ago
South West
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sqs Group (Uk) Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £50000.0 - £60000.0 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £85,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
We are Friday Ltd.
Salary: Competitive - Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago