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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 149 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 77 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 17
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
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
4580 4289 4291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.61% 76.33% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 3225 3525
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +8 40 £42,500 -27.96% 5
Bracknell +10 13 £50,000 +34.22% 1
Slough - 8 £57,500 -
Newbury - 4 £42,500 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 61 (59.80%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (52.94%) Finance
3 49 (48.04%) ISTQB
4 48 (47.06%) ISEB
5 36 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (28.43%) Windows
7 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
8 26 (25.49%) Test Automation
9 24 (23.53%) Test Scripting
9 24 (23.53%) SQL
9 24 (23.53%) HP
9 24 (23.53%) Retail
10 22 (21.57%) Linux
11 20 (19.61%) VMware
12 19 (18.63%) TestDirector
12 19 (18.63%) Regression Testing
12 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (16.67%) Test Strategy
15 16 (15.69%) DV Cleared
15 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
16 14 (13.73%) Fujitsu
16 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.73%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (13.73%) Software Distribution
16 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
17 12 (11.76%) UNIX

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (4.90%) IIS
1 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) LAN
1 5 (4.90%) WAN
1 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) MVNO
3 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) TestDirector
2 14 (13.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (10.78%) LoadRunner
3 11 (10.78%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (7.84%) WinRunner
5 7 (6.86%) Selenium
6 5 (4.90%) Subversion
7 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.98%) JIRA
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
General
1 54 (52.94%) Finance
2 36 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 24 (23.53%) Retail
4 11 (10.78%) Billing
5 9 (8.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Test Manager
2 19 (18.63%) Test Analyst
2 19 (18.63%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Consultant
3 12 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 11 (10.78%) Test Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Programme Manager
5 9 (8.82%) Programme Test Manager
6 8 (7.84%) Test Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) Performance Test Leader
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Management Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Tester
10 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) SAP WM Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) XML
2 5 (4.90%) .NET
3 3 (2.94%) EDI
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Open Source
4 4 (3.92%) iPad
5 3 (2.94%) FMCG
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
1 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (21.57%) Linux
3 12 (11.76%) UNIX
4 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
4 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.84%) Solaris
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Debian
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Test Automation
2 24 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 19 (18.63%) Regression Testing
4 17 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
6 14 (13.73%) Software Distribution
6 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
7 11 (10.78%) System Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Migration
7 11 (10.78%) CRM
8 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 9 (8.82%) Service Management
9 9 (8.82%) Validation
10 8 (7.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Python
3 4 (3.92%) Java
4 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.96%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.98%) VB
6 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) ISTQB
2 48 (47.06%) ISEB
3 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
5 18 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (15.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.84%) Degree
8 7 (6.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.96%) OSCP
10 2 (1.96%) OSCE
10 2 (1.96%) CEH
11 1 (0.98%) CISSP
11 1 (0.98%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 8 (7.84%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) VMware ESX
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Workstation
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (59.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) HP
2 20 (19.61%) VMware
3 14 (13.73%) Fujitsu
4 9 (8.82%) Oracle
5 8 (7.84%) NetApp
6 6 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco
8 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.98%) Capita
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