The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 69 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 19 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.00% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 3
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £50,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 596 552 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 94.01% 86.66% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 477 485 403
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Test Management
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Somerset

Test Management
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bath 0 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Taunton -2 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Yeovil - 1 - -
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (88.57%) BDD
2 30 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 30 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 30 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 30 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 30 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 30 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 30 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 30 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 30 (85.71%) Load Testing
2 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (85.71%) ISEB
3 25 (71.43%) Security Testing
3 25 (71.43%) Performance Testing
4 20 (57.14%) Scrum
5 19 (54.29%) C#
5 19 (54.29%) Java
5 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) User Stories
6 13 (37.14%) Project Planning
7 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) Line Management
9 10 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.14%) DevOps

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 30 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 30 (85.71%) SpecFlow
1 30 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) IntelliJ
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Test Automation Engineer
1 16 (45.71%) Test Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Traffic Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (88.57%) BDD
2 30 (85.71%) Load Testing
2 30 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 30 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 30 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 25 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 25 (71.43%) Security Testing
4 20 (57.14%) Scrum
5 19 (54.29%) User Stories
6 13 (37.14%) Project Planning
7 11 (31.43%) Line Management
8 10 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
1 19 (54.29%) Java
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) ISEB
1 30 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 30 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft