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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.87% 1.23% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.40% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £33,750 £32,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -40.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,500 £60,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 629 571 497
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 90.90% 88.12% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 454 501 446
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 £32,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) BDD
3 22 (88.00%) Waterfall
3 22 (88.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (88.00%) SpecFlow
3 22 (88.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (88.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (88.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (88.00%) Load Testing
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (88.00%) ISEB
3 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 22 (88.00%) Software Testing
3 22 (88.00%) ISTQB
4 21 (84.00%) C#
4 21 (84.00%) Java
4 21 (84.00%) SQL
4 21 (84.00%) Security Testing
4 21 (84.00%) Performance Testing
4 21 (84.00%) User Stories
5 14 (56.00%) Project Planning
6 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (32.00%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (28.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (28.00%) DevOps
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (4.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) Cucumber
1 22 (88.00%) SpecFlow
1 22 (88.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (28.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) BDD
3 22 (88.00%) Load Testing
3 22 (88.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 22 (88.00%) Software Testing
3 22 (88.00%) Waterfall
4 21 (84.00%) Performance Testing
4 21 (84.00%) Security Testing
4 21 (84.00%) User Stories
5 14 (56.00%) Project Planning
6 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (32.00%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 7 (28.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
1 21 (84.00%) Java
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) ISEB
1 22 (88.00%) ISTQB
1 22 (88.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft