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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 362 307
Rank change year-on-year +29 -55  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 61 95 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.56% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 130
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% -7.95%  

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 12927 17060 17753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.14% 87.14% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10616 14363 14129
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +39 17 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Hampshire +24 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Berkshire +24 9 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £38,250 -27.14%
East Sussex +13 7 £43,000 - 6
Kent +20 6 £55,000 +4.76%
West Sussex -1 1 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.67%) Test Strategy
3 49 (32.67%) HP
3 49 (32.67%) Test Automation
4 47 (31.33%) ISTQB
4 47 (31.33%) Mentoring
5 42 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 39 (26.00%) Degree
6 39 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (23.33%) Selenium
8 32 (21.33%) SAP
9 30 (20.00%) SQL
10 29 (19.33%) Finance
10 29 (19.33%) JIRA
11 25 (16.67%) Java
11 25 (16.67%) Project Management
12 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (16.00%) Scrum
13 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (15.33%) Performance Testing
13 23 (15.33%) SDLC
14 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (14.00%) Automation Testing
15 21 (14.00%) ISEB
15 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 20 (13.33%) LoadRunner
16 20 (13.33%) MS Excel
16 20 (13.33%) Automated Testing
17 19 (12.67%) Root Cause Analysis

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 9 (6.00%) Confluence
1 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 9 (6.00%) MS Project
3 9 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) SAP PP
1 6 (4.00%) SAP QM
2 3 (2.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.00%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (2.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.00%) G Suite
3 3 (2.00%) Office 365
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 3 (2.00%) Slack
4 1 (0.67%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.67%) LAN
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 8 (5.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 8 (5.33%) SAP HANA
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) Endeca
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (23.33%) Selenium
2 29 (19.33%) JIRA
3 20 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 17 (11.33%) JMeter
5 13 (8.67%) HP UFT
6 10 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
6 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.00%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.67%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.67%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Legal
3 7 (4.67%) Marketing
4 6 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (38.00%) Test Manager
2 29 (19.33%) Analyst
3 16 (10.67%) Test Analyst
4 15 (10.00%) Consultant
4 15 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (8.67%) Test Leader
6 12 (8.00%) Tester
7 11 (7.33%) Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Automation Team Leader
8 10 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
8 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.00%) Performance Manager
9 9 (6.00%) Test Team Leader
10 8 (5.33%) Business Consultant
10 8 (5.33%) SAP Business Consultant
10 8 (5.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
11 7 (4.67%) Performance Architect
11 7 (4.67%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) HTML
2 7 (4.67%) Ajax
2 7 (4.67%) JMX
2 7 (4.67%) REST
2 7 (4.67%) SOAP
2 7 (4.67%) Web Services
3 5 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (0.67%) Behat
5 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.67%) JDBC
5 1 (0.67%) JMS
5 1 (0.67%) Spring
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.67%) WSDL
5 1 (0.67%) XSD
5 1 (0.67%) XSL
5 1 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.67%) Test Strategy
3 49 (32.67%) Test Automation
4 47 (31.33%) Mentoring
5 42 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 25 (16.67%) Project Management
7 24 (16.00%) Scrum
7 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (15.33%) Performance Testing
8 23 (15.33%) SDLC
8 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (14.00%) Automation Testing
10 20 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 19 (12.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (12.00%) People Management
12 18 (12.00%) Process Improvement
12 18 (12.00%) Test Scripting
13 17 (11.33%) BDD
13 17 (11.33%) Line Management
13 17 (11.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.00%) SQL
2 25 (16.67%) Java
3 15 (10.00%) C#
4 9 (6.00%) C
5 8 (5.33%) C++
5 8 (5.33%) Python
6 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (31.33%) ISTQB
2 39 (26.00%) Degree
3 21 (14.00%) ISEB
3 21 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.00%) CCA
5 3 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.33%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (5.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 49 (32.67%) HP
2 32 (21.33%) SAP
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.00%) Oracle
5 12 (8.00%) IBM
6 10 (6.67%) Google
6 10 (6.67%) SOASTA, Inc
7 8 (5.33%) Riverbed
8 7 (4.67%) Informatica
8 7 (4.67%) Remedy
9 6 (4.00%) ClickTale
10 3 (2.00%) Capita
11 2 (1.33%) Ariba
11 2 (1.33%) Infor
11 2 (1.33%) Sage
12 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.67%) BMC
12 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.67%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
JDA Software
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 20 days ago