Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 213 320
Rank change year-on-year -19 +107 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 16 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 15
10th Percentile £47,875 £49,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -4.55%
75th Percentile £91,563 £74,375 £60,000
90th Percentile £94,250 £84,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% +16.28% -2.27%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,379 5,001 9,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.42% 94.43% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,809 4,397 8,584
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in the City of London

Test Management
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Management in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Management in the City of London

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) JIRA
3 8 (50.00%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) Postman
4 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
6 5 (31.25%) Kanban
6 5 (31.25%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Confluence
6 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) API Testing
6 5 (31.25%) TestCafe
6 5 (31.25%) Serverless
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (31.25%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Serverless
2 2 (12.50%) Azure
2 2 (12.50%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
1 8 (50.00%) Postman
2 5 (31.25%) TestCafe
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Zephyr
5 2 (12.50%) Appium
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (12.50%) REST Assured
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) The Grinder
6 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.25%) TestRail
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) STL
2 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Reinsurance
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) API Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Development
6 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (18.75%) SDET
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Micro Focus