The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.14% 0.15% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.19% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £27,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 624 527 804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 88.64% 81.08% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 515 441 680
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,150
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Sheffield +1 4 - -
Doncaster - 4 - -
Test Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (69.23%) System Testing
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
5 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Process Management
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) Banking
7 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
8 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) SDLC
8 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) SilkTest
8 4 (30.77%) CMMI
8 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (30.77%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) Statistics
8 4 (30.77%) Degree

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
1 4 (30.77%) Rational Functional Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) SilkTest
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Lead
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) QA Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XBRL
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) System Testing
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Process Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Line Management
5 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) QMS
5 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP