The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 0.93% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.52% -4.49%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 67 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.20% 80.72% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 24
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,056 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Test Management
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft