Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 138 166
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 1.31% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.53% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 47
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £51,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -12.45% +14.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £31,697
90th Percentile £59,725 £66,250 £68,000
South East median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +12.50%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2456 2673 3722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.13% 85.54% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 2250 2986
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 10 £50,000 +25.00%
High Wycombe +5 4 £53,750 -6.52%
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (21.43%) JMeter
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Behat
6 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) HP AIS
7 2 (14.29%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) VBScript

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.14%) Mocha
5 1 (7.14%) Protractor
5 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Behat
1 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Facilities Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) V-Model
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) HP AIS
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft