Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 318 319
Rank change year-on-year +52 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 66 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 38
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £33,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £82,500 £56,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,486 10,459 11,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.52% 89.89% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,090 8,530 9,836
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in the East of England

Test Management
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the East of England

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the East of England

Test Management
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +35 22 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Suffolk +7 14 £51,250 +44.37% 2
Hertfordshire +9 12 £40,000 -50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +9 9 £60,000 - 1
Essex +26 7 £17,500 -78.79% 2
Norfolk - 2 £54,500 -
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) JIRA
3 29 (43.94%) Selenium
3 29 (43.94%) SQL
4 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
5 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 20 (30.30%) Manual Testing
6 20 (30.30%) SDLC
6 20 (30.30%) BDD
7 18 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (24.24%) Finance
8 16 (24.24%) Python
8 16 (24.24%) Waterfall
8 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
9 15 (22.73%) QA
10 14 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (21.21%) TDD
10 14 (21.21%) Java
10 14 (21.21%) HP
11 13 (19.70%) Maven
11 13 (19.70%) Confluence
11 13 (19.70%) Defect Tracking
11 13 (19.70%) HP ALM
12 12 (18.18%) Appium
12 12 (18.18%) User Stories
12 12 (18.18%) Degree
12 12 (18.18%) Release Management
12 12 (18.18%) Computer Science

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (19.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Wireless
2 6 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
1 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (57.58%) JIRA
2 29 (43.94%) Selenium
3 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
4 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
5 13 (19.70%) Maven
6 12 (18.18%) Appium
7 9 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 8 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
10 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 6 (9.09%) eggPlant
10 6 (9.09%) JUnit
10 6 (9.09%) LoadRunner
10 6 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (9.09%) TestRail
11 4 (6.06%) JMeter
12 3 (4.55%) LoadUI
12 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (3.03%) Subversion
13 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
1 22 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Test Leader
4 8 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Tester
5 6 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) QA Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Junior
7 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Junior QA Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Junior QA Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
1 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
1 8 (12.12%) Gherkin
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.09%) JSON
3 6 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.52%) Online Games
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Android
1 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.30%) BDD
3 20 (30.30%) Manual Testing
3 20 (30.30%) SDLC
4 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 16 (24.24%) Waterfall
6 14 (21.21%) TDD
6 14 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (18.18%) Release Management
8 12 (18.18%) User Stories
8 12 (18.18%) V-Model
9 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
10 9 (13.64%) DevOps
10 9 (13.64%) System Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) Python
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) C
5 7 (10.61%) C++
5 7 (10.61%) VB
6 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.09%) PHP
6 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.55%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 12 (18.18%) Degree
3 11 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (10.61%) ISEB
4 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) HP
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.09%) WorldPay
4 5 (7.58%) BT
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle