The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 175 164 199
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 33 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 18
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,582
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
Test Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4079 4594 4238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.14% 78.40% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3156 3081 3208
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Maidenhead - 11 £55,000 -
Reading -19 9 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Bracknell +15 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Newbury +6 1 - -
Slough -9 1 £62,500 +8.69%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 29 (41.43%) Performance Testing
3 27 (38.57%) QA
4 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.43%) Test Strategy
5 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
6 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
7 15 (21.43%) Selenium
7 15 (21.43%) HP
8 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.57%) Banking
9 13 (18.57%) Automated Testing
10 12 (17.14%) JIRA
11 11 (15.71%) C#
11 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
12 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 10 (14.29%) Project Management
12 10 (14.29%) LoadRunner
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.86%) Oracle
13 9 (12.86%) Migration
13 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
13 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
13 9 (12.86%) SDLC
14 8 (11.43%) BDD
14 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (11.43%) Requirements Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) ATM
2 3 (4.29%) Broadband
2 3 (4.29%) ISDN
2 3 (4.29%) VoIP
2 3 (4.29%) PPP
2 3 (4.29%) SNMP
2 3 (4.29%) MPLS
2 3 (4.29%) OSPF
2 3 (4.29%) BGP
2 3 (4.29%) DSL
2 3 (4.29%) EIGRP
2 3 (4.29%) L2TP
2 3 (4.29%) X.21
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) IPsec
2 3 (4.29%) VLAN
2 3 (4.29%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Selenium
2 12 (17.14%) JIRA
3 10 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.71%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.86%) JUnit
8 2 (2.86%) JMeter
8 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.86%) TestNG
8 2 (2.86%) TestLink
9 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.43%) Maven
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Test Manager
2 13 (18.57%) Tester
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Consultant
5 9 (12.86%) Test Leader
6 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Test Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 5 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
8 5 (7.14%) IT Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Graduate
9 4 (5.71%) Management Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Environment Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Physics
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Performance Testing
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Test Strategy
3 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
4 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.57%) Automated Testing
6 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
7 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Project Management
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
8 9 (12.86%) SDLC
8 9 (12.86%) Migration
8 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Requirements Management
9 8 (11.43%) BDD
10 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Scrum
11 6 (8.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) C#
2 7 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) C
3 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.43%) ISEB
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
6 3 (4.29%) CCSP
6 3 (4.29%) CCNP
6 3 (4.29%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) HP
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) SAP
5 5 (7.14%) BT
6 4 (5.71%) VMware
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 3 (4.29%) F5
8 2 (2.86%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
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