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

Test Management
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 464 434
Rank change year-on-year -9 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 433 601 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.65% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 298 415 528
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 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
England -14 424 £47,500 - 64
London -2 146 £57,500 -2.54% 19
South West +60 64 £35,000 -6.66% 5
South East +29 61 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Yorkshire +14 51 £40,000 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire -2 43 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Leeds +12 42 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East of England +13 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Bristol +26 29 £39,500 +75.55% 3
City of London +37 23 £55,000 -12.00% 8
East Midlands +18 23 £50,000 -7.39% 4
North West -5 22 £30,000 -18.91% 4
Nottinghamshire +20 19 £50,000 -22.47% 4
Somerset +9 19 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey +39 17 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Manchester -18 17 £30,000 -18.91% 3
Nottingham +19 16 £50,000 -22.47% 4
Hertfordshire +3 15 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -23 15 £48,750 +11.42% 3
Hampshire +24 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire +32 11 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire +24 9 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £38,250 -27.14%
Birmingham -5 9 £47,500 +46.08% 1
Milton Keynes +14 7 £32,500 -48.00%
East Sussex +13 7 £43,000 - 3
Kent +20 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £50,000 -23.07% 3
South Yorkshire +12 6 £37,500 -
Luton +8 6 - - 2

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 with a requirement for Test Management.

1 480 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (35.88%) QA
2 333 (35.88%) Test Strategy
3 331 (35.67%) ISTQB
4 316 (34.05%) Finance
5 303 (32.65%) Test Automation
6 286 (30.82%) ISEB
7 276 (29.74%) SQL
8 268 (28.88%) Selenium
9 243 (26.19%) Software Testing
10 215 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 207 (22.31%) Java
12 187 (20.15%) Scrum
13 184 (19.83%) Test Scripting
14 179 (19.29%) Waterfall
15 175 (18.86%) JIRA
16 172 (18.53%) Microsoft
17 162 (17.46%) BDD
18 159 (17.13%) Cucumber
18 159 (17.13%) SDLC
19 153 (16.49%) HP
20 152 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
21 150 (16.16%) Mentoring
22 144 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 140 (15.09%) Regression Testing
24 134 (14.44%) Degree
25 129 (13.90%) TDD
26 128 (13.79%) Defect Management
27 127 (13.69%) Oracle
28 126 (13.58%) Automated Testing

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 40 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.51%) Confluence
3 9 (0.97%) CMS
3 9 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (0.97%) Umbraco
4 8 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.93%) MS Office
3 43 (4.63%) MS Project
4 40 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.08%) SAP HR
3 8 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.86%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.65%) SAP PP
4 6 (0.65%) SAP QM
5 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.54%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.62%) G Suite
2 15 (1.62%) Office 365
2 15 (1.62%) SaaS
3 13 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.29%) Slack
5 11 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.80%) Intranet
2 21 (2.26%) HTTP
3 15 (1.62%) SSH
4 9 (0.97%) LAN
4 9 (0.97%) WAN
5 6 (0.65%) Internet
6 5 (0.54%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.32%) Firewall
8 2 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.22%) DNS
8 2 (0.22%) FTP
8 2 (0.22%) Network Security
8 2 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.48%) Relational Database
2 40 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 23 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.40%) SAP HANA
6 12 (1.29%) Big Data
7 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.75%) MySQL
12 5 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.54%) GIS
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (0.43%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 268 (28.88%) Selenium
2 175 (18.86%) JIRA
3 159 (17.13%) Cucumber
4 102 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 93 (10.02%) LoadRunner
6 90 (9.70%) HP UFT
7 78 (8.41%) SoapUI
8 62 (6.68%) JMeter
9 58 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 56 (6.03%) Jenkins
10 56 (6.03%) WebDriver
11 52 (5.60%) SpecFlow
12 38 (4.09%) Zephyr
13 33 (3.56%) Visual Studio
14 24 (2.59%) Maven
15 22 (2.37%) FitNesse
15 22 (2.37%) JUnit
16 21 (2.26%) WATIR
17 18 (1.94%) Capybara
18 13 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 316 (34.05%) Finance
2 76 (8.19%) Banking
3 49 (5.28%) Retail
4 44 (4.74%) Legal
5 35 (3.77%) Law
6 27 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.69%) Marketing
8 21 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.51%) Electronics
9 14 (1.51%) Games
10 13 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.19%) Advertising
12 9 (0.97%) Automotive
13 7 (0.75%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Back Office
15 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.22%) Front Office
16 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 238 (25.65%) Test Manager
2 194 (20.91%) Analyst
3 132 (14.22%) Test Analyst
4 121 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 104 (11.21%) Test Engineer
6 98 (10.56%) Tester
7 68 (7.33%) Consultant
8 50 (5.39%) Senior Test Engineer
9 48 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
10 44 (4.74%) Test Consultant
11 41 (4.42%) Senior Test Analyst
12 37 (3.99%) QA Engineer
13 35 (3.77%) QA Leader
14 33 (3.56%) Test Automation Engineer
15 31 (3.34%) Automation Tester
16 30 (3.23%) Developer
17 29 (3.13%) Team Leader
18 28 (3.02%) QA Analyst
18 28 (3.02%) QA Manager
19 24 (2.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.30%) XML
2 70 (7.54%) SOAP
3 65 (7.00%) Web Services
4 46 (4.96%) .NET
5 40 (4.31%) REST
6 29 (3.13%) HTML
7 27 (2.91%) Gherkin
8 19 (2.05%) RESTful
9 14 (1.51%) JDBC
10 11 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 11 (1.19%) CSS
10 11 (1.19%) Spring
11 10 (1.08%) XSD
12 9 (0.97%) JSON
12 9 (0.97%) Middleware
13 8 (0.86%) Behat
13 8 (0.86%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.86%) WSDL
14 7 (0.75%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.75%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 25 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 18 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.40%) iPad
10 8 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
12 5 (0.54%) Derivative
12 5 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.54%) User Experience
13 4 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.43%) Equities
13 4 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (6.68%) Windows
2 61 (6.57%) Linux
3 40 (4.31%) Unix
4 12 (1.29%) Android
4 12 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.75%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (35.88%) Test Strategy
3 303 (32.65%) Test Automation
4 243 (26.19%) Software Testing
5 215 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 187 (20.15%) Scrum
7 184 (19.83%) Test Scripting
8 179 (19.29%) Waterfall
9 162 (17.46%) BDD
10 159 (17.13%) SDLC
11 150 (16.16%) Mentoring
12 140 (15.09%) Regression Testing
13 129 (13.90%) TDD
14 128 (13.79%) Defect Management
15 126 (13.58%) Automated Testing
16 122 (13.15%) Performance Testing
17 119 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
18 114 (12.28%) Functional Testing
19 111 (11.96%) Manual Testing
20 104 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (29.74%) SQL
2 207 (22.31%) Java
3 69 (7.44%) C#
4 39 (4.20%) Ruby
5 37 (3.99%) C
6 33 (3.56%) Python
7 24 (2.59%) C++
8 23 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.08%) VB
10 10 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.97%) XPath
12 7 (0.75%) PHP
12 7 (0.75%) VBScript
13 6 (0.65%) Groovy
13 6 (0.65%) Perl
13 6 (0.65%) Scala
14 3 (0.32%) AWK
14 3 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 331 (35.67%) ISTQB
2 286 (30.82%) ISEB
3 144 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 134 (14.44%) Degree
5 41 (4.42%) Security Cleared
6 29 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 27 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.43%) CEH
9 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.43%) PMP
10 3 (0.32%) CCA
10 3 (0.32%) CSQA
11 2 (0.22%) MAPM
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
12 1 (0.11%) MCTS
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (35.88%) QA
2 17 (1.83%) SLA
3 7 (0.75%) SDET
4 6 (0.65%) PMO
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (1.83%) Docker
2 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (0.86%) Perfmon
4 5 (0.54%) SCCM
4 5 (0.54%) SCOM
5 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.32%) Puppet
5 3 (0.32%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 172 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 153 (16.49%) HP
3 127 (13.69%) Oracle
4 96 (10.34%) SAP
5 35 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (3.02%) Siebel
7 26 (2.80%) Sun
8 25 (2.69%) Google
8 25 (2.69%) Vermilion
9 19 (2.05%) IBM
10 10 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
11 9 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.97%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.86%) Riverbed
13 7 (0.75%) Cisco
13 7 (0.75%) Citrix
13 7 (0.75%) Informatica
13 7 (0.75%) Remedy
14 6 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.65%) Capita
City, London
Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bonus, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Directways Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days 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
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago