The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 166 185 219
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 63 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.76% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.82% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 12
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,475 £63,200 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5529 5256 5085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.38% 93.13% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3796 4015 4201
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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 +6 42 £50,500 +1.00% 6
Bracknell 0 6 - -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 51 (54.84%) Test Management
2 45 (48.39%) ISEB
3 41 (44.09%) Finance
3 41 (44.09%) ISTQB
4 33 (35.48%) Software Testing
4 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
6 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
7 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.96%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (24.73%) Test Strategy
9 23 (24.73%) PRINCE2
10 22 (23.66%) ITIL
11 19 (20.43%) QA
11 19 (20.43%) Test Planning
11 19 (20.43%) Risk Management
12 18 (19.35%) SQL
12 18 (19.35%) Integration Testing
13 17 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (18.28%) Linux
13 17 (18.28%) VMware
14 15 (16.13%) Retail
14 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (16.13%) CRM
15 14 (15.05%) Windows
15 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (13.98%) Degree
16 13 (13.98%) Programme Management
16 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) IIS
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Project
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) TestDirector
2 6 (6.45%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.08%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 29 (31.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (16.13%) Retail
4 12 (12.90%) Billing
5 6 (6.45%) Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) SOAP
1 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Windows
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) UNIX
4 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Test Management
2 33 (35.48%) Software Testing
3 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.73%) Test Strategy
4 23 (24.73%) PRINCE2
5 22 (23.66%) ITIL
6 19 (20.43%) Risk Management
6 19 (20.43%) Test Planning
7 18 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 17 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (16.13%) CRM
10 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.98%) Programme Management
12 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.75%) Project Management
13 10 (10.75%) Service Management
13 10 (10.75%) eTOM
13 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) ISEB
2 41 (44.09%) ISTQB
3 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (13.98%) Degree
7 11 (11.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
9 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) QA
2 11 (11.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (27.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) VMware
2 7 (7.53%) HP
2 7 (7.53%) Fujitsu
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (1.08%) Capita
4 1 (1.08%) Huawei
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