Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 78 96
Rank change year-on-year -31 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.56% 2.72% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.99% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 9
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% +18.18% -11.29%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £38,375 £38,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -20.00%

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 1,121 1,136 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.26% 90.81% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 963 955 929
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 19 January 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 -14 5 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Test Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workload Management
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Workload Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP