Period
to 29 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Planning
England > South West
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 279 297
Rank change year-on-year +75 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Planning 2 42 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.052% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 39 24
Median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +6.06% +16.47%
10th Percentile £30,875 £37,150 £33,125
90th Percentile £60,625 £57,700 £71,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,535 8,781 9,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.11% 90.88% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,994 7,024 7,526
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,175 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Test Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Test Planning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Test Planning in the South West

Test Planning
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Planning in the South West.

Salary trend for Test Planning in the South West

Test Planning
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Planning in the South West over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Planning in the South West

Test Planning
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Planning within the South West region over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. 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
Bristol +51 1 £62,500 +47.06%
Dorset +50 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Test Planning
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for Test Planning.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) GraphQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redux
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Test Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) GraphQL
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Redux
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA