The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 179 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 38 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.41% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.57% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 35
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4131 4059 4400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.60% 73.19% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2788 3119 3707
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 28 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Bracknell +4 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 39 (65.00%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (50.00%) Finance
3 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
4 26 (43.33%) ISTQB
4 26 (43.33%) ISEB
5 23 (38.33%) Windows
5 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (35.00%) TestDirector
6 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 15 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Retail
9 13 (21.67%) Software Distribution
10 11 (18.33%) System Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 9 (15.00%) HP
12 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
14 7 (11.67%) Fujitsu
15 6 (10.00%) Usability Testing
15 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
15 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
15 6 (10.00%) IBM
15 6 (10.00%) SQL
15 6 (10.00%) XML
16 5 (8.33%) .NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) TestDirector
2 5 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) WinRunner
4 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Test Manager
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Test Leader
4 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Test Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) XML
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Open Source
1 4 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
1 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 13 (21.67%) Software Distribution
3 11 (18.33%) System Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Migration
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) ISTQB
2 26 (43.33%) ISEB
3 15 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (65.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Fujitsu
3 6 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 27 days ago