Period
to 15 August 2018

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

Test Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 314 328
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 33 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 26
East of England median annual salary £56,750 £40,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.88% -16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £47,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 10,394 10,945 12,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.28% 90.16% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,618 8,771 10,157
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 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 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 +19 14 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk +14 14 £74,500 +112.86%
Hertfordshire -10 3 £36,500 -8.75%
Essex +25 2 - - 1
Test Planning
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) JIRA
3 14 (42.42%) Selenium
4 12 (36.36%) Test Management
5 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) Change Management
6 10 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Python
8 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
9 7 (21.21%) C
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) JMeter
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) JUnit
10 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (18.18%) Confluence

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 6 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Broadband
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) IPsec
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) JIRA
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 7 (21.21%) JMeter
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) LoadUI
4 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (15.15%) Appium
5 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
5 5 (15.15%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Quality Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Python Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Test Management
4 10 (30.30%) Change Management
4 10 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Defect Management
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (15.15%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) Line Management
9 5 (15.15%) People Management
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) C
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
2 5 (15.15%) BT
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) SAP