The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 481 422
Rank change year-on-year -6 -59  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 459 520 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 328 384 617
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Test Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the UK

Test Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the UK

Test Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -1 440 £50,000 - 59
London -32 138 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South East +61 107 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South West +29 51 £36,500 -18.88% 4
Yorkshire +11 46 £35,000 - 9
Bristol +10 34 £36,500 -55.75% 4
East of England -1 33 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 32 £35,000 - 7
Surrey +46 28 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Berkshire +38 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leeds +13 28 £36,500 +4.28% 6
West Midlands -16 27 £50,000 +17.64% 2
North West -38 24 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Reading +49 22 £40,000 -20.00%
City of London +14 16 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Manchester -24 16 £50,000 +53.84% 5
East Sussex +25 15 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland +2 15 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Birmingham -9 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands +26 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £37,500 -1.31%
Edinburgh -11 14 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +18 10 £31,500 -27.16% 5
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £65,000 +36.84%
Nottingham +10 10 £65,000 +36.84%
Suffolk +8 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Milton Keynes +4 10 £37,500 -1.31%
Coventry -3 9 £51,000 -1.92% 1
Bedfordshire +27 8 £58,750 -
South Yorkshire 0 8 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Test Management.

1 507 (57.55%) Test Automation
2 414 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (33.94%) Finance
4 293 (33.26%) Test Strategy
5 275 (31.21%) QA
6 249 (28.26%) Selenium
7 240 (27.24%) ISTQB
8 221 (25.09%) Test Scripting
9 211 (23.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 210 (23.84%) Java
11 207 (23.50%) SQL
12 204 (23.16%) ISEB
13 188 (21.34%) JIRA
14 166 (18.84%) Software Testing
15 150 (17.03%) Waterfall
15 150 (17.03%) SDLC
16 144 (16.35%) Microsoft
17 141 (16.00%) Scrum
18 138 (15.66%) BDD
19 135 (15.32%) Functional Testing
20 131 (14.87%) Defect Management
21 130 (14.76%) Mentoring
22 129 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
23 128 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
24 121 (13.73%) Regression Testing
25 120 (13.62%) Non-Functional Testing
26 117 (13.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 116 (13.17%) HP UFT
28 114 (12.94%) HP
29 111 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.16%) Confluence
3 10 (1.14%) IIS
3 10 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.34%) Apache
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) SAP PP
1 16 (1.82%) SAP QM
2 13 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.36%) SAP PLM
3 12 (1.36%) SAP VC
4 11 (1.25%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (1.25%) SAP CO
4 11 (1.25%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (1.25%) SAP HR
5 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.57%) SAP HCM
7 5 (0.57%) VisionPLUS
8 4 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.04%) SaaS
3 14 (1.59%) G Suite
3 14 (1.59%) Office 365
4 11 (1.25%) Slack
5 10 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.91%) BrowserStack
7 6 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.57%) GitHub
9 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.23%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.11%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.38%) Intranet
2 18 (2.04%) Internet
3 10 (1.14%) Firewall
4 9 (1.02%) Network Security
4 9 (1.02%) VPN
5 7 (0.79%) DHCP
5 7 (0.79%) DNS
5 7 (0.79%) LAN
5 7 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (0.79%) WAN
6 5 (0.57%) HTTP
6 5 (0.57%) SSH
7 4 (0.45%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.34%) GPRS
8 3 (0.34%) GSM
8 3 (0.34%) UMTS
9 2 (0.23%) LTE
9 2 (0.23%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.23%) Wireless
10 1 (0.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.27%) Big Data
4 14 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.59%) MySQL
5 12 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.36%) SAP HANA
6 9 (1.02%) Essbase
7 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.45%) GIS
10 4 (0.45%) Power BI
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 249 (28.26%) Selenium
2 188 (21.34%) JIRA
3 116 (13.17%) HP UFT
4 109 (12.37%) Cucumber
5 89 (10.10%) LoadRunner
6 83 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 80 (9.08%) SoapUI
8 60 (6.81%) JMeter
9 56 (6.36%) SpecFlow
10 54 (6.13%) Git (software)
11 52 (5.90%) WebDriver
12 50 (5.68%) Jenkins
13 34 (3.86%) Zephyr
14 32 (3.63%) Visual Studio
15 30 (3.41%) Maven
16 25 (2.84%) JUnit
17 20 (2.27%) Ant
18 15 (1.70%) Bugzilla
19 14 (1.59%) Ranorex
19 14 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 299 (33.94%) Finance
2 86 (9.76%) Banking
3 61 (6.92%) Retail
4 41 (4.65%) Legal
5 37 (4.20%) Law
6 23 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.48%) Marketing
10 9 (1.02%) Advertising
10 9 (1.02%) Electronics
11 8 (0.91%) Back Office
11 8 (0.91%) Games
12 7 (0.79%) Automotive
13 6 (0.68%) Military
14 5 (0.57%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.34%) Front Office
16 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 212 (24.06%) Analyst
2 191 (21.68%) Test Manager
3 156 (17.71%) Test Analyst
4 102 (11.58%) Test Engineer
5 95 (10.78%) Tester
6 92 (10.44%) Test Leader
7 85 (9.65%) Consultant
8 45 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
9 43 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
9 43 (4.88%) Test Consultant
10 42 (4.77%) Developer
11 41 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
11 41 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
12 40 (4.54%) QA Engineer
13 31 (3.52%) SAP Consultant
13 31 (3.52%) Test Automation Manager
14 29 (3.29%) QA Manager
15 26 (2.95%) Senior Tester
16 23 (2.61%) Automation Test Lead
16 23 (2.61%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.92%) SOAP
2 60 (6.81%) .NET
3 45 (5.11%) Web Services
4 41 (4.65%) XML
5 33 (3.75%) Gherkin
6 28 (3.18%) HTML
7 27 (3.06%) RESTful
8 21 (2.38%) JDBC
9 20 (2.27%) REST
10 15 (1.70%) Middleware
11 12 (1.36%) CSS
12 10 (1.14%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.14%) JSON
13 9 (1.02%) Spring
14 8 (0.91%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.91%) XBRL
15 7 (0.79%) Java EE
15 7 (0.79%) WPF
16 6 (0.68%) SAP Fiori
16 6 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 129 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 46 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 25 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.36%) Fintech
9 9 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.91%) iPad
10 8 (0.91%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.79%) Derivative
11 7 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.79%) User Experience
12 6 (0.68%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.68%) Equities
12 6 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.57%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.65%) Windows
2 57 (6.47%) Linux
3 49 (5.56%) Unix
4 21 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.93%) Android
6 16 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (57.55%) Test Automation
2 414 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (33.26%) Test Strategy
4 221 (25.09%) Test Scripting
5 211 (23.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 166 (18.84%) Software Testing
7 150 (17.03%) SDLC
7 150 (17.03%) Waterfall
8 141 (16.00%) Scrum
9 138 (15.66%) BDD
10 135 (15.32%) Functional Testing
11 131 (14.87%) Defect Management
12 130 (14.76%) Mentoring
13 121 (13.73%) Regression Testing
14 120 (13.62%) Non-Functional Testing
15 111 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 111 (12.60%) TDD
16 109 (12.37%) Manual Testing
17 104 (11.80%) Performance Testing
18 99 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 210 (23.84%) Java
2 207 (23.50%) SQL
3 82 (9.31%) C#
4 58 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.97%) C
6 32 (3.63%) PL/SQL
6 32 (3.63%) Python
7 26 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 21 (2.38%) VB
9 19 (2.16%) VB.NET
10 14 (1.59%) C++
10 14 (1.59%) Ruby
11 13 (1.48%) Perl
11 13 (1.48%) VBScript
12 12 (1.36%) ABAP
13 8 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.91%) Scala
14 6 (0.68%) PHP
14 6 (0.68%) XPath
15 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 240 (27.24%) ISTQB
2 204 (23.16%) ISEB
3 117 (13.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 100 (11.35%) Degree
5 40 (4.54%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (1.93%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.14%) CCNA
11 10 (1.14%) CCNP
11 10 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (0.91%) CISSP
12 8 (0.91%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.91%) SSCP
13 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.68%) CISM
14 6 (0.68%) CNA
14 6 (0.68%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (31.21%) QA
2 10 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.91%) PMO
4 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) SLA
6 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (2.50%) Docker
2 19 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.79%) vSphere
5 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 128 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.25%) SCCM
3 10 (1.14%) Puppet
3 10 (1.14%) SCOM
4 6 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.68%) Terraform
5 2 (0.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) Rancher
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 144 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 114 (12.94%) HP
3 100 (11.35%) SAP
4 85 (9.65%) Oracle
5 28 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.61%) Google
7 20 (2.27%) VMware
8 19 (2.16%) Vermilion
9 17 (1.93%) CA Agile Central
9 17 (1.93%) Cognizant
10 13 (1.48%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.14%) Cisco
11 10 (1.14%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.79%) Dell
12 7 (0.79%) Remedy
12 7 (0.79%) SonicWALL
13 6 (0.68%) IBM
13 6 (0.68%) Perforce
14 5 (0.57%) Murex
London
Stott & May
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - 110,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 4 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Police
Salary: From £35,451 to £38,538 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Card Factory
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago