Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 137 132
Rank change year-on-year +41 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.86% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.65% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 14
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £48,750 £38,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £57,500 £60,125
South West median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -14.63% -18.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,422 1,689 1,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 91.15% 93.37% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 1,376 1,202
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 26 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
Cirencester - 12 £57,500 -
Gloucester +18 6 £55,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £44,000 -
Test Management
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Management 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) Test Strategy
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (51.72%) Web Services
6 13 (44.83%) Finance
6 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
7 12 (41.38%) Programme Management
7 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (41.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
9 10 (34.48%) Banking
10 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
10 7 (24.14%) ISEB
10 7 (24.14%) People Management
10 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 6 (20.69%) Fintech
12 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
12 5 (17.24%) Coaching
12 5 (17.24%) High Availability
12 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
13 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
13 4 (13.79%) Scrum
14 3 (10.34%) Python

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Programme Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Functional Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Fintech
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) Test Strategy
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (41.38%) Programme Management
5 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (24.14%) People Management
7 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 5 (17.24%) High Availability
9 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
11 3 (10.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C++
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Groovy
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Jython
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 7 (24.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.34%) HP ALM
3 2 (6.90%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy