Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 510 510
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 324 356 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 232 249 356
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -2.54%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £108,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% -3.16%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68732 68845 79948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.63% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52798 59247 67347
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in London

Test Management
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Management in London

Test Management
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in London

Test Management
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London +17 68 £105,000 +110.00% 3
West London +18 17 £45,000 -35.71% 1
South London +14 14 £47,500 +30.14%
East London - 3 £90,000 -
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 196 (60.49%) Test Automation
2 169 (52.16%) Finance
3 128 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (38.58%) QA
5 106 (32.72%) HP Quality Center
6 104 (32.10%) Banking
7 98 (30.25%) Test Strategy
8 91 (28.09%) JIRA
9 80 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 74 (22.84%) Selenium
11 62 (19.14%) ISTQB
12 59 (18.21%) HP
12 59 (18.21%) Functional Testing
13 57 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (17.59%) SDLC
13 57 (17.59%) Defect Management
14 55 (16.98%) Test Scripting
14 55 (16.98%) ISEB
15 53 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (15.74%) Performance Testing
17 50 (15.43%) C#
17 50 (15.43%) System Testing
18 49 (15.12%) Java
19 48 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
19 48 (14.81%) DevOps
20 47 (14.51%) .NET
21 45 (13.89%) Cucumber
21 45 (13.89%) BDD
22 42 (12.96%) System Integration Testing
23 41 (12.65%) Time Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 18 (5.56%) Confluence
2 11 (3.40%) IIS
3 9 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.62%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.70%) BrowserStack
2 11 (3.40%) BlazeMeter
3 8 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.23%) GitHub
6 4 (1.23%) Slack
7 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) 3G
1 1 (0.31%) DHCP
1 1 (0.31%) DNS
1 1 (0.31%) ICMP
1 1 (0.31%) Internet
1 1 (0.31%) LTE
1 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.16%) Big Data
2 7 (2.16%) MySQL
3 6 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.23%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.62%) OLTP
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (28.09%) JIRA
2 74 (22.84%) Selenium
3 45 (13.89%) Cucumber
4 40 (12.35%) JMeter
5 31 (9.57%) LoadRunner
6 28 (8.64%) SoapUI
6 28 (8.64%) Zephyr
7 27 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (8.02%) SpecFlow
9 21 (6.48%) HP UFT
10 20 (6.17%) Visual Studio
11 19 (5.86%) Git (software)
11 19 (5.86%) Jenkins
11 19 (5.86%) WebDriver
12 10 (3.09%) Appium
12 10 (3.09%) Rational Functional Tester
13 9 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (2.47%) SilkTest
15 6 (1.85%) RIATest
15 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 169 (52.16%) Finance
2 104 (32.10%) Banking
3 32 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 20 (6.17%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.70%) Back Office
6 12 (3.70%) Retail
7 11 (3.40%) Military
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Games
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 91 (28.09%) Test Manager
2 78 (24.07%) Analyst
3 73 (22.53%) Test Analyst
4 32 (9.88%) Associate Director
5 28 (8.64%) Consultant
6 26 (8.02%) Test Consultant
7 22 (6.79%) Automation Test Analyst
7 22 (6.79%) Tester
8 20 (6.17%) Data Manager
9 18 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 18 (5.56%) Senior Test Consultant
10 17 (5.25%) QA Leader
11 16 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
12 15 (4.63%) Management Consultant
12 15 (4.63%) Release Manager
12 15 (4.63%) Test Engineer
13 14 (4.32%) Automation Tester
14 13 (4.01%) Financial Analyst
15 12 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.51%) .NET
2 24 (7.41%) SOAP
3 18 (5.56%) XML
4 16 (4.94%) Gherkin
5 13 (4.01%) HTML
6 12 (3.70%) JSON
6 12 (3.70%) Web Services
7 9 (2.78%) REST
8 8 (2.47%) RESTful
9 7 (2.16%) Apache Flex
9 7 (2.16%) XML Schema
10 6 (1.85%) XBRL
11 5 (1.54%) WCF
12 4 (1.23%) Nightwatchjs
13 3 (0.93%) CSS
14 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.62%) Node.js
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
15 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.49%) Virtual Team
3 21 (6.48%) Smart Meter
4 20 (6.17%) Fintech
4 20 (6.17%) Reference Data
5 14 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.01%) User Experience
7 9 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.47%) PKI
9 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.93%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.62%) Equities
12 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
13 1 (0.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.10%) Linux
2 17 (5.25%) Unix
3 13 (4.01%) Windows
4 11 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.09%) Android
5 10 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (60.49%) Test Automation
2 128 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (30.25%) Test Strategy
4 80 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (18.21%) Functional Testing
6 57 (17.59%) Defect Management
6 57 (17.59%) SDLC
7 55 (16.98%) Test Scripting
8 53 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (15.74%) Performance Testing
10 50 (15.43%) System Testing
11 48 (14.81%) DevOps
12 45 (13.89%) BDD
13 42 (12.96%) System Integration Testing
14 41 (12.65%) Time Management
15 40 (12.35%) Integration Testing
15 40 (12.35%) QA Automation
16 38 (11.73%) Software Delivery
17 33 (10.19%) Scenario Testing
18 32 (9.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.43%) C#
2 49 (15.12%) Java
3 35 (10.80%) SQL
4 21 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.25%) Python
6 16 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.40%) Perl
8 9 (2.78%) Ruby
8 9 (2.78%) VBScript
9 8 (2.47%) Groovy
10 7 (2.16%) C++
10 7 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.85%) C
11 6 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.62%) COBOL
12 2 (0.62%) Pascal
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (19.14%) ISTQB
2 55 (16.98%) ISEB
3 32 (9.88%) Degree
4 26 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (7.10%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (2.16%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.31%) ACCA
12 1 (0.31%) CIMA
12 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (38.58%) QA
2 11 (3.40%) PMO
3 4 (1.23%) MiFID
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 106 (32.72%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.85%) Puppet
3 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Kibana
4 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 59 (18.21%) HP
2 27 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.02%) Oracle
4 23 (7.10%) SAP
5 15 (4.63%) Remedy
6 11 (3.40%) VMware
6 11 (3.40%) Xerox
7 8 (2.47%) Citrix
8 7 (2.16%) IBM
9 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.23%) CA
10 4 (1.23%) Capita
10 4 (1.23%) Google
10 4 (1.23%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.31%) hybris
12 1 (0.31%) SOASTA, Inc
12 1 (0.31%) Sony
12 1 (0.31%) Splunk