The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.76% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.30% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 546 844 937
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.73% 89.03% 86.60%
Number of salaries quoted 469 739 817
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Kent

Test Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Kent

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Kent over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Kent

Test Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover 0 2 - -
Chatham +4 1 £49,000 +3.15%
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) People Management
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Head of Test
3 2 (16.67%) Head of Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) People Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware