Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 105 84
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 9 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.04% 0.78% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.84% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 18
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £33,300 £31,225 £31,000
90th Percentile £51,900 £55,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £54,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.00% - -11.11%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 781 1,189 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.60% 92.24% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 650 979 1,080
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,625
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 17 October 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
Bath +42 8 £35,000 -11.39%
Test Management
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Cognizant
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Service Design
3 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
4 5 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Sonata
5 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) V-Model

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Defect Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Service Design
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) V-Model
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cognizant
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft