Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.57% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.21% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,400 £39,250
90th Percentile £98,500 £58,875 £78,125
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -22.33% +3.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1187 1862 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.48% 87.83% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1428 1602
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Essex

Test Management
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Essex.

Salary trend for Test Management in Essex

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Essex

Test Management
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £50,000 -
Colchester +8 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kafka
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) UAT Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Telematics
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP