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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 171 183 213
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 42 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 7
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,388 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -0.26%
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
4077 4206 3982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.69% 76.92% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 2894 3133
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -3 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Maidenhead +7 5 £55,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 34 (39.53%) Finance
1 34 (39.53%) Performance Testing
2 30 (34.88%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.23%) QA
5 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
6 22 (25.58%) HP
7 20 (23.26%) ISEB
8 19 (22.09%) LoadRunner
8 19 (22.09%) Banking
8 19 (22.09%) Selenium
8 19 (22.09%) Test Strategy
9 18 (20.93%) Test Scripting
10 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) ISTQB
11 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
12 13 (15.12%) C#
13 12 (13.95%) Project Management
13 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (12.79%) SDLC
14 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
14 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (12.79%) Scrum
15 10 (11.63%) Degree
15 10 (11.63%) .NET
15 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
15 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.63%) People Management
15 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
16 9 (10.47%) Test Automation

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Project
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.81%) DNS
2 5 (5.81%) PPP
2 5 (5.81%) SNMP
2 5 (5.81%) ATM
2 5 (5.81%) Broadband
2 5 (5.81%) ISDN
2 5 (5.81%) VoIP
2 5 (5.81%) MPLS
2 5 (5.81%) OSPF
2 5 (5.81%) BGP
2 5 (5.81%) DSL
2 5 (5.81%) EIGRP
2 5 (5.81%) IPsec
2 5 (5.81%) VLAN
2 5 (5.81%) X.21
2 5 (5.81%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (4.65%) Firewall
4 3 (3.49%) L2TP
5 2 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) LoadRunner
1 19 (22.09%) Selenium
2 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.30%) TestDirector
3 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
3 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.14%) JIRA
5 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.16%) Appium
General
1 34 (39.53%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
3 19 (22.09%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Test Manager
2 23 (26.74%) Tester
3 20 (23.26%) Analyst
4 15 (17.44%) Consultant
5 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Performance Tester
7 7 (8.14%) Test Consultant
8 6 (6.98%) IT Consultant
8 6 (6.98%) Graduate
9 5 (5.81%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Tester
9 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Senior QA Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Management Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Physics
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
4 4 (4.65%) iSeries
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) New Media
6 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) AS400
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Performance Testing
2 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Test Strategy
4 18 (20.93%) Test Scripting
5 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.95%) Project Management
7 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.79%) Scrum
7 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
7 11 (12.79%) SDLC
8 10 (11.63%) People Management
9 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Performance Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.14%) System Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) C#
2 8 (9.30%) C
2 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.98%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) RPG
5 1 (1.16%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) ISEB
2 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.63%) Degree
4 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) JNCIS
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.81%) CCSP
6 5 (5.81%) CCNP
6 5 (5.81%) CCDP
7 3 (3.49%) CEH
7 3 (3.49%) APMP
7 3 (3.49%) OSCP
7 3 (3.49%) OSCE
7 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.81%) vSphere
2 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (34.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) HP
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) BT
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco
6 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.49%) Capita
7 3 (3.49%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) Remedy
9 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
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