Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Test Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Planning over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 311 321
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 38 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 31
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £28,625
90th Percentile £51,375 £49,500 £67,000
England median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £44,847
% change year-on-year +7.65% -5.23% +8.06%

Test Planning 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 8,492 10,709 11,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.92% 90.90% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,320 8,703 9,226
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 Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Planning in the East of England

Test Planning
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Test Planning in the East of England

Test Planning
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Planning in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Planning in the East of England

Test Planning
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 Planning within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bedfordshire -3 19 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Suffolk +12 6 £56,250 +40.63%
Hertfordshire +11 4 £36,500 -3.95%
Essex +15 1 - -
Test Planning
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Test Planning 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 Planning.

1 27 (71.05%) Test Strategy
2 26 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 24 (63.16%) QA
4 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
5 19 (50.00%) System Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) Finance
7 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
7 16 (42.11%) Client/Server
7 16 (42.11%) Sage
7 16 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (42.11%) Workday
8 14 (36.84%) Selenium
9 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
10 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
10 10 (26.32%) Data-Driven Testing
11 9 (23.68%) JUnit
11 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
11 9 (23.68%) V-Model
12 8 (21.05%) Degree
12 8 (21.05%) Java
13 7 (18.42%) Scrum
13 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
13 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
13 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.79%) Service Design
14 6 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

Test Planning
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 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) JUnit
3 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.79%) TestNG
5 3 (7.89%) Appium
5 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) QA Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Service Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
4 7 (18.42%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Automation Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Support
6 4 (10.53%) QA Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Software Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Client/Server
2 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Test Strategy
2 26 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
4 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) System Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Data-Driven Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.68%) V-Model
6 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Service Design
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) User Stories
10 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) QA
2 6 (15.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Sage
1 16 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
1 16 (42.11%) Workday
2 6 (15.79%) Cognizant
2 6 (15.79%) Google
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) BT