Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 330 309
Rank change year-on-year +72 -21 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 67 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 10 48
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -24.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £85,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 8,477 10,778 11,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.95% 90.91% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,290 8,770 9,290
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +36 22 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 17 £60,000 -
Suffolk +17 15 £40,000 -14.89%
Essex +23 8 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Hertfordshire +21 5 £25,000 -68.75% 1
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (73.13%) Test Automation
3 47 (70.15%) JIRA
4 37 (55.22%) SDLC
5 29 (43.28%) ISTQB
6 25 (37.31%) Manual Testing
6 25 (37.31%) Waterfall
6 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
7 24 (35.82%) Appium
8 23 (34.33%) Cucumber
8 23 (34.33%) BDD
8 23 (34.33%) HP
9 22 (32.84%) Maven
9 22 (32.84%) QA
10 21 (31.34%) Confluence
10 21 (31.34%) HP ALM
11 20 (29.85%) Apple iOS
11 20 (29.85%) Android
12 19 (28.36%) Selenium
13 17 (25.37%) eggPlant
13 17 (25.37%) Mobile App
13 17 (25.37%) WorldPay
13 17 (25.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (23.88%) V-Model
14 16 (23.88%) Release Management
15 15 (22.39%) Java
15 15 (22.39%) SQL
15 15 (22.39%) User Stories
16 14 (20.90%) ISEB
17 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy

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 21 (31.34%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
1 3 (4.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
1 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (70.15%) JIRA
2 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
3 24 (35.82%) Appium
4 23 (34.33%) Cucumber
5 22 (32.84%) Maven
6 19 (28.36%) Selenium
7 17 (25.37%) eggPlant
7 17 (25.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.45%) SoapUI
9 7 (10.45%) TestRail
10 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.97%) JUnit
10 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.48%) JMeter
11 3 (4.48%) QF-Test
11 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.48%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Test Analyst
3 21 (31.34%) Test Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) QA Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) QA Test Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) Tester
5 12 (17.91%) Agile Test Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) Web Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) Web Test Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) QA Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Software Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Software Test Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
10 4 (5.97%) Junior
10 4 (5.97%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
1 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
1 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) Silverlight
2 5 (7.46%) WPF
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
4 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.48%) JSON
4 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Android
1 20 (29.85%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (73.13%) Test Automation
3 37 (55.22%) SDLC
4 25 (37.31%) Manual Testing
4 25 (37.31%) Waterfall
5 23 (34.33%) BDD
6 16 (23.88%) Release Management
6 16 (23.88%) V-Model
7 15 (22.39%) User Stories
8 13 (19.40%) Functional Testing
8 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
9 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.91%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (17.91%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
11 8 (11.94%) DevOps
11 8 (11.94%) Regression Testing
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.94%) VB
3 7 (10.45%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) VBScript
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) C
5 4 (5.97%) C++
5 4 (5.97%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) ISTQB
2 14 (20.90%) ISEB
3 12 (17.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) HP
2 17 (25.37%) WorldPay
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.48%) PureLoad
6 2 (2.99%) BT