Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 294 310
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 65 62 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 50
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - -1.96%
10th Percentile £36,600 £31,250 £34,875
90th Percentile £60,250 £82,500 £56,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% +5.26%

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 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 10,397 10,911 12,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.28% 90.17% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,609 8,755 10,078
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +20 31 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Suffolk +9 18 £58,500 +64.79%
Hertfordshire +1 9 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Essex +33 5 £32,500 -60.61%
Norfolk - 2 £54,500 - 1
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.85%) JIRA
4 34 (52.31%) SQL
5 31 (47.69%) Selenium
6 27 (41.54%) BDD
6 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
7 24 (36.92%) SDLC
8 23 (35.38%) Manual Testing
9 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
10 21 (32.31%) QA
11 19 (29.23%) Confluence
11 19 (29.23%) Degree
11 19 (29.23%) HP
11 19 (29.23%) HP ALM
12 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
12 18 (27.69%) Appium
12 18 (27.69%) Finance
12 18 (27.69%) Maven
13 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
13 17 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (23.08%) Python
15 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
15 14 (21.54%) TDD
15 14 (21.54%) SoapUI
16 13 (20.00%) Android
16 13 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (20.00%) WorldPay
16 13 (20.00%) Apple iOS

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 19 (29.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Wireless
2 5 (7.69%) Broadband
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) JIRA
2 31 (47.69%) Selenium
3 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
4 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
5 18 (27.69%) Appium
5 18 (27.69%) Maven
6 14 (21.54%) SoapUI
7 13 (20.00%) eggPlant
7 13 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (10.77%) JMeter
9 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
10 6 (9.23%) LoadUI
10 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
11 5 (7.69%) JUnit
11 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Test Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Gherkin
1 9 (13.85%) SOAP
2 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) XML
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Android
1 13 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) BDD
4 24 (36.92%) SDLC
5 23 (35.38%) Manual Testing
6 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
7 14 (21.54%) TDD
8 13 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (18.46%) Test Planning
10 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
11 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 9 (13.85%) Active Listening
12 9 (13.85%) Analytical Thinking
12 9 (13.85%) ERP
12 9 (13.85%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
13 8 (12.31%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (12.31%) Project Management
13 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Python
3 9 (13.85%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) C
4 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) C++
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) PHP
5 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Degree
2 17 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.15%) ISEB
7 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) HP
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) WorldPay
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.69%) BT
6 2 (3.08%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) webMethods