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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 177 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 36 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 13
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
4045 4342 4190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 77.19% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2918 3237
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 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 August 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
Reading -14 13 £45,000 +20.80%
Maidenhead +23 11 £55,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough -11 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (44.87%) Finance
2 31 (39.74%) Performance Testing
3 26 (33.33%) QA
4 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 20 (25.64%) Test Strategy
8 17 (21.79%) Banking
8 17 (21.79%) Test Scripting
9 16 (20.51%) Selenium
10 15 (19.23%) HP
11 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (15.38%) ISEB
12 12 (15.38%) LoadRunner
12 12 (15.38%) Project Management
12 12 (15.38%) C#
13 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
13 11 (14.10%) JIRA
13 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
14 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
14 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
14 9 (11.54%) SDLC
15 8 (10.26%) Java
15 8 (10.26%) .NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Project
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) PPP
2 4 (5.13%) SNMP
2 4 (5.13%) ATM
2 4 (5.13%) Broadband
2 4 (5.13%) ISDN
2 4 (5.13%) VoIP
2 4 (5.13%) MPLS
2 4 (5.13%) OSPF
2 4 (5.13%) BGP
2 4 (5.13%) DSL
2 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
2 4 (5.13%) X.21
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) IPsec
2 4 (5.13%) VLAN
2 4 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (3.85%) L2TP
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Selenium
2 12 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 11 (14.10%) JIRA
4 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.69%) TestDirector
6 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.28%) TestLink
9 1 (1.28%) JUnit
9 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 17 (21.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Test Manager
2 19 (24.36%) Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Graduate
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Test Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Tester
7 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.41%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Management Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Testing Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Physics
3 3 (3.85%) Replication
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Performance Testing
2 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.64%) Test Strategy
4 17 (21.79%) Test Scripting
5 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Project Management
7 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
7 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.54%) SDLC
9 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Scrum
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.97%) BDD
11 6 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) C#
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) C
3 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.13%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) RPG
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.38%) ISEB
3 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.13%) JNCIS
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.13%) CCSP
6 4 (5.13%) CCNP
6 4 (5.13%) CCDP
7 3 (3.85%) CEH
7 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.85%) OSCP
7 3 (3.85%) OSCE
8 1 (1.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) HP
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) BT
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (2.56%) Amdocs
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) Capita