Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 230 182
Rank change year-on-year 0 -48 +75
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 80 101 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.90% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.01% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55 89 175
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -4.26%

Test Management 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8925 10034 11753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.12% 89.59% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7468 8446 9557
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Yorkshire

Test Management
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +18 69 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South Yorkshire +21 7 £40,000 +40.35%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £38,500 +20.31%
East Yorkshire -4 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
2 37 (46.25%) SDLC
3 33 (41.25%) Selenium
4 27 (33.75%) QA
5 26 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (31.25%) .NET
7 24 (30.00%) Scrum
8 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
8 23 (28.75%) Test Strategy
9 21 (26.25%) Line Management
10 20 (25.00%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) SQL
11 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
12 18 (22.50%) SoapUI
13 16 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.75%) XML
14 15 (18.75%) Kanban
14 15 (18.75%) Software Delivery
15 14 (17.50%) Java
16 12 (15.00%) SOAP
16 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
16 12 (15.00%) BDD
17 11 (13.75%) User Stories
18 10 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
18 10 (12.50%) Test Planning
18 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
19 9 (11.25%) Microsoft

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) G Suite
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) Selenium
2 18 (22.50%) SoapUI
3 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 5 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.75%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) JMeter
8 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Tester
2 20 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 19 (23.75%) Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Test Leader
5 6 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Manual Tester
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Trainer
6 5 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Trainer
7 4 (5.00%) Integration Tester
7 4 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.50%) UAT Lead
9 2 (2.50%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 15 (18.75%) XML
3 12 (15.00%) SOAP
4 9 (11.25%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 4 (5.00%) WSDL
7 4 (5.00%) XSD
8 2 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
2 37 (46.25%) SDLC
3 26 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (30.00%) Scrum
5 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
5 23 (28.75%) Test Strategy
6 21 (26.25%) Line Management
7 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
8 15 (18.75%) Kanban
8 15 (18.75%) Software Delivery
9 12 (15.00%) BDD
9 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (13.75%) User Stories
11 10 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.50%) Test Planning
12 9 (11.25%) Defect Management
12 9 (11.25%) DevOps
12 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) Java
3 9 (11.25%) C++
4 6 (7.50%) C#
5 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.25%) ISEB
3 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) HP
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) Google