The table below looks at the statistics for TMap skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TMap over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management Approach (TMap)
Rank 895 875 861
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs citing TMap 1 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.007% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TMap
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TMap within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TMap Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TMap
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TMap within the UK.

TMap Salary Trend in the UK

TMap
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TMap within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(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 -15 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

TMap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TMap 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 TMap.

1 29 (96.67%) Software Testing
1 29 (96.67%) QA
2 25 (83.33%) HP
3 20 (66.67%) Finance
4 16 (53.33%) Publishing
4 16 (53.33%) MS Office
4 16 (53.33%) SAP
4 16 (53.33%) SAP FI
4 16 (53.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (53.33%) Test Management
4 16 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (53.33%) SAP CO
5 13 (43.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (43.33%) ISEB
6 9 (30.00%) LoadRunner
6 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) ABAP
7 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.33%) BDD
10 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow

TMap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TMap 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 TMap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (53.33%) SAP FI
1 16 (53.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (53.33%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Publishing
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Consultant
1 21 (70.00%) Test Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) UAT Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) UAT Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Software Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Test Management
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) System Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISEB
1 13 (43.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (96.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) HP
2 16 (53.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Cognizant