Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 244 249
Rank change year-on-year +76 +5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 56 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.07% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 22
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £26,075
90th Percentile £59,750 £63,750 £54,732
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -4.26%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4655 5815 6661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.60% 89.09% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3847 4600 5402
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in the East Midlands

Test Management
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the East Midlands

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the East Midlands

Test Management
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Nottinghamshire +30 33 £42,500 +37.10% 3
Leicestershire - 12 £53,000 -
Derbyshire +6 7 £50,000 +17.65%
Northamptonshire +17 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 47 (83.93%) Test Automation
2 39 (69.64%) JIRA
3 37 (66.07%) QA
4 32 (57.14%) Selenium
4 32 (57.14%) Java
5 24 (42.86%) JMeter
5 24 (42.86%) WebDriver
6 22 (39.29%) Web Services
7 21 (37.50%) OOP
7 21 (37.50%) Defect Management
8 18 (32.14%) Manual Testing
8 18 (32.14%) SoapUI
8 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
8 18 (32.14%) Performance Testing
9 16 (28.57%) OO
9 16 (28.57%) C#
9 16 (28.57%) Finance
10 15 (26.79%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (25.00%) HP
11 14 (25.00%) ISEB
12 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
14 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
15 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
16 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (14.29%) BDD
18 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (12.50%) Project Management
19 6 (10.71%) Oracle

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) JIRA
2 32 (57.14%) Selenium
3 24 (42.86%) JMeter
3 24 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 18 (32.14%) SoapUI
5 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.93%) HP UFT
6 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
7 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.14%) Hudson
7 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
8 3 (5.36%) Ant
8 3 (5.36%) Maven
9 2 (3.57%) TestRail
10 1 (1.79%) Calabash
10 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Test Manager
4 9 (16.07%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Implementation Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) JDBC
3 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Test Automation
2 21 (37.50%) Defect Management
2 21 (37.50%) OOP
3 18 (32.14%) Manual Testing
3 18 (32.14%) Performance Testing
3 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 16 (28.57%) OO
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.71%) TDD
11 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) C
4 2 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (66.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) HP
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Sophos