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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Kent
Rank 78 103 92
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.88% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

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 704 1033 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.55% 90.53% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 572 889 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 23 March 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 - 4 £50,000 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
2 14 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 14 (66.67%) People Management
2 14 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 12 (57.14%) Project Management
4 12 (57.14%) Process Improvement
4 12 (57.14%) Line Management
4 12 (57.14%) JIRA
4 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Selenium
5 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
5 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (47.62%) Test Planning
5 10 (47.62%) HP
5 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
5 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
5 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) Legal
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (23.81%) QA
9 2 (9.52%) iPad
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) SaaS
9 2 (9.52%) User Stories

Test Management
Top Related 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 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
2 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
2 10 (47.62%) Selenium
General
1 8 (38.10%) Legal
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Test
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Testing
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
2 14 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 14 (66.67%) People Management
2 14 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (57.14%) Line Management
4 12 (57.14%) Process Improvement
4 12 (57.14%) Project Management
4 12 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
5 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
5 10 (47.62%) Test Planning
6 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP