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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / East of England
Rank 205 231 224
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 37 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.68% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 39
Median salary £47,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5241 6424 6210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.19% 87.83% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4169 5090 4933
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 14 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Bedfordshire +22 11 £52,500 +34.61%
Essex +2 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +21 5 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Suffolk +25 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) SDLC
3 20 (28.99%) QA
3 20 (28.99%) Selenium
4 19 (27.54%) Finance
5 18 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 18 (26.09%) Defect Management
6 17 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (24.64%) Scrum
6 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
6 17 (24.64%) ISTQB
7 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (23.19%) ITIL
7 16 (23.19%) ISEB
8 15 (21.74%) Java
9 14 (20.29%) JIRA
9 14 (20.29%) Manual Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
10 13 (18.84%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Degree
10 13 (18.84%) HP UFT
11 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 12 (17.39%) DevOps
12 11 (15.94%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (15.94%) Functional Testing
12 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
12 11 (15.94%) SAP
13 10 (14.49%) Unix

Test Management
Top Related 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 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.80%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.80%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
1 5 (7.25%) LAN
1 5 (7.25%) WAN
1 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Geospatial Data
1 5 (7.25%) GIS
1 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Selenium
2 14 (20.29%) JIRA
3 13 (18.84%) HP UFT
4 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.14%) JMeter
5 7 (10.14%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.70%) Bugzilla
6 6 (8.70%) Testopia
6 6 (8.70%) Zephyr
7 5 (7.25%) ClearQuest
7 5 (7.25%) CruiseControl
7 5 (7.25%) FishEye
7 5 (7.25%) Hudson
7 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.45%) JBehave
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Law
3 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Analyst
1 14 (20.29%) Test Leader
2 10 (14.49%) Test Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Test Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (7.25%) Capacity Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) QA Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Service Transition Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Test Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Middleware
2 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 5 (7.25%) GWT
3 5 (7.25%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) RESTful
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.90%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Unix
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) SDLC
3 18 (26.09%) Defect Management
3 18 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
4 17 (24.64%) Scrum
4 17 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (23.19%) ITIL
5 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.29%) Manual Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.39%) DevOps
8 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
9 11 (15.94%) Functional Testing
9 11 (15.94%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Project Management
10 10 (14.49%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) C
3 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.90%) C++
4 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) ISTQB
2 16 (23.19%) ISEB
3 13 (18.84%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PMP
7 1 (1.45%) APMP
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.99%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
2 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) SAP
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.14%) HP
4 6 (8.70%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) Google
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.90%) WSO2
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) Perforce
8 1 (1.45%) Snow
8 1 (1.45%) VMware
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