The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 200 204 170
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 26 19 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.38% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 50
Average salary £52,500 £64,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +35.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £46,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £70,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 4979 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.03% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 3912 5060
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 20 £55,000 -14.06% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (52.94%) Test Management
2 13 (38.24%) ISEB
3 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) QA
8 6 (17.65%) TestDirector
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) System Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.82%) Retail
11 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.82%) Change Management
12 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.94%) CESG
1 1 (2.94%) EMV
1 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Management
2 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISEB
2 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
1 2 (5.88%) Capita
2 1 (2.94%) Huawei
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
Slough
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + Car, Pension, bonus (20%), etc
Posted: 27 days ago