Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 309 344
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 38 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 18
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -16.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,300 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £47,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 11,026 10,784 12,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.11% 89.29% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8,439 8,706 10,360
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 19 £37,500 - 3
Suffolk +15 6 £80,000 +130.55% 4
Essex +13 6 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Hertfordshire -16 6 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Bedfordshire +3 1 £34,500 +38.00%
Test Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
3 21 (55.26%) QA
3 21 (55.26%) Selenium
4 17 (44.74%) Regression Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Non-Functional Testing
5 16 (42.11%) Test Scripting
6 15 (39.47%) JMeter
7 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
7 14 (36.84%) SoapUI
8 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (26.32%) JIRA
10 9 (23.68%) Test Management
11 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Scrum
13 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
13 6 (15.79%) ISEB
13 6 (15.79%) SOAP
13 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (15.79%) LoadUI
13 6 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
14 5 (13.16%) QA Automation
14 5 (13.16%) Acceptance Criteria
14 5 (13.16%) Finance
15 4 (10.53%) Time Management

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 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Selenium
2 15 (39.47%) JMeter
3 14 (36.84%) SoapUI
4 10 (26.32%) JIRA
5 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (15.79%) LoadUI
6 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.89%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Quality Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 5 (13.16%) QA Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Python Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) Java EE
2 3 (7.89%) Swing
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
3 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
3 17 (44.74%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (44.74%) Regression Testing
4 16 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (23.68%) Test Management
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 6 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (13.16%) QA Automation
12 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft