The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 350 309
Rank change year-on-year +69 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 107 92 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.50% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.58% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 83 67 155
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12571 15796 18401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.66% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 13263 14737
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Test Management
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the South East

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the South East

Test Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +47 28 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Berkshire +36 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Sussex +26 15 £50,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £37,500 -1.31%
Hampshire +17 10 £31,500 -27.16% 5
Oxfordshire +2 6 £53,750 +17.48%
Kent +2 5 £40,000 -5.88%
West Sussex +8 2 £38,250 -
Test Management
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 83 (48.54%) Test Automation
2 65 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (35.09%) Test Strategy
4 50 (29.24%) Mentoring
5 45 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (25.15%) Java
6 43 (25.15%) SAP
7 40 (23.39%) Selenium
8 39 (22.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 38 (22.22%) HP
10 37 (21.64%) HP Quality Center
11 36 (21.05%) Finance
11 36 (21.05%) ISTQB
12 35 (20.47%) JIRA
12 35 (20.47%) SQL
13 34 (19.88%) Test Scripting
14 33 (19.30%) Software Testing
15 29 (16.96%) Process Improvement
16 28 (16.37%) LoadRunner
17 27 (15.79%) Manual Testing
18 24 (14.04%) HP UFT
18 24 (14.04%) JMeter
18 24 (14.04%) Functional Testing
19 23 (13.45%) GAP Analysis
19 23 (13.45%) Scrum
20 21 (12.28%) Performance Testing
20 21 (12.28%) QA
20 21 (12.28%) PL/SQL
21 19 (11.11%) JavaScript
21 19 (11.11%) Defect Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.34%) Confluence
2 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (9.36%) SAP PP
1 16 (9.36%) SAP QM
2 13 (7.60%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (7.02%) SAP PLM
3 12 (7.02%) SAP VC
4 11 (6.43%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (2.92%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.92%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.92%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.75%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (1.75%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.75%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.17%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) G Suite
1 5 (2.92%) Office 365
1 5 (2.92%) Slack
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) GPRS
1 3 (1.75%) GSM
1 3 (1.75%) UMTS
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) LTE
2 2 (1.17%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.17%) Wireless
3 1 (0.58%) 4G
3 1 (0.58%) DAB
3 1 (0.58%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) IPv6
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (5.26%) Essbase
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (3.51%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (23.39%) Selenium
2 35 (20.47%) JIRA
3 28 (16.37%) LoadRunner
4 24 (14.04%) HP UFT
4 24 (14.04%) JMeter
5 16 (9.36%) WebDriver
6 14 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (7.60%) SoapUI
8 10 (5.85%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.68%) JUnit
10 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.34%) Protractor
11 4 (2.34%) TestNG
12 3 (1.75%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.75%) Gatling
12 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.75%) LoadUI
12 3 (1.75%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.75%) Subversion
12 3 (1.75%) TestLink
General
1 36 (21.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Retail
3 9 (5.26%) Banking
4 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.92%) Digital Economy
6 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Electronics
7 2 (1.17%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 34 (19.88%) Consultant
3 31 (18.13%) SAP Consultant
3 31 (18.13%) Tester
4 17 (9.94%) Analyst
4 17 (9.94%) Developer
5 16 (9.36%) SAP PP Consultant
5 16 (9.36%) SAP QM Consultant
6 15 (8.77%) Senior Tester
7 14 (8.19%) Test Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Systems Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Hyperion Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.68%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Software Tester
12 6 (3.51%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) Behat
2 4 (2.34%) Gherkin
3 3 (1.75%) SOAP
3 3 (1.75%) WAP
3 3 (1.75%) Web Services
4 2 (1.17%) .NET
4 2 (1.17%) Middleware
4 2 (1.17%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) Django
5 1 (0.58%) JDBC
5 1 (0.58%) JMS
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) WML
5 1 (0.58%) WSDL
5 1 (0.58%) XSD
5 1 (0.58%) XSL
5 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.75%) Handset
5 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.17%) iPad
6 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.17%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.85%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 6 (3.51%) Unix
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.54%) Test Automation
2 65 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (35.09%) Test Strategy
4 50 (29.24%) Mentoring
5 39 (22.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 34 (19.88%) Test Scripting
7 33 (19.30%) Software Testing
8 29 (16.96%) Process Improvement
9 27 (15.79%) Manual Testing
10 24 (14.04%) Functional Testing
11 23 (13.45%) GAP Analysis
11 23 (13.45%) Scrum
12 21 (12.28%) Performance Testing
13 19 (11.11%) Defect Management
14 18 (10.53%) BDD
14 18 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 18 (10.53%) Change Management
14 18 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
14 18 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
14 18 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.15%) Java
2 35 (20.47%) SQL
3 21 (12.28%) PL/SQL
4 19 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.19%) C#
6 12 (7.02%) ABAP
7 11 (6.43%) C
7 11 (6.43%) VB
8 6 (3.51%) Python
9 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.34%) Perl
11 2 (1.17%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 15 (8.77%) ISEB
2 15 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (7.60%) Degree
4 11 (6.43%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.34%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.75%) CCA
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.17%) CCNA
8 2 (1.17%) CCNP
8 2 (1.17%) MCP
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.28%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (21.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) SAP
2 38 (22.22%) HP
3 16 (9.36%) Oracle
4 13 (7.60%) Hyperion
5 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.68%) Google
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco
7 3 (1.75%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.17%) BMC
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Capita
9 1 (0.58%) Facebook
9 1 (0.58%) hybris
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Seapine
9 1 (0.58%) Workday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £310 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago