Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Test Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Planning over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Planning
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 113 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.31% 0.74% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.79% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,350 £37,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% -5.26%

Test Planning 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 883 1,261 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.75% 93.06% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 750 957 1,048
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Test Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Planning in Somerset

Test Planning
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Test Planning in Somerset

Test Planning
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 Planning within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +22 1 - -
Taunton +6 1 - - 1
Test Planning
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Test Planning 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 Planning.

1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Sonata
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Planning
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 1 (33.33%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 1 (33.33%) HP