Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 327 330
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 42 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 18
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £48,800 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%

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 10,999 11,221 13,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.83% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,895 9,114 10,590
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,700 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hertfordshire -13 11 £38,000 -15.56% 2
Essex +15 7 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Bedfordshire +16 3 £49,000 +40.00%
Suffolk +11 1 £40,000 +37.34% 1
Test Planning
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) QA
3 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 21 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (47.62%) Selenium
6 19 (45.24%) Functional Testing
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) ISEB
8 12 (28.57%) JMeter
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
10 10 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
13 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 6 (14.29%) Ab Initio
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (14.29%) .NET
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle
14 6 (14.29%) C#
14 6 (14.29%) C++

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 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Selenium
2 12 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (28.57%) JMeter
2 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) QA Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) Java EE
2 2 (4.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
3 21 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (45.24%) Functional Testing
5 13 (30.95%) TDD
6 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 11 (26.19%) Scrum
7 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
8 10 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
11 6 (14.29%) QA Automation
12 5 (11.90%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (9.52%) SDLC
13 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
14 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
14 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) C++
3 6 (14.29%) Progress 4GL
4 2 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Progress
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian