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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 156 195 215
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 68 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 9 5
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +0.50%
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
5138 5283 4856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.32% 93.60% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3887 3882
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
(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 +1 23 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 20 £60,000 - 1
Windsor - 13 £69,000 -
Slough - 5 £57,500 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 62 (46.97%) ISEB
2 54 (40.91%) Selenium
3 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (38.64%) ISTQB
5 50 (37.88%) Finance
6 38 (28.79%) Test Management
7 32 (24.24%) Software Testing
8 31 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (21.21%) Cucumber
9 28 (21.21%) HP
10 27 (20.45%) Performance Testing
11 25 (18.94%) Test Automation
12 24 (18.18%) Degree
12 24 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 22 (16.67%) Test Planning
13 22 (16.67%) Test Strategy
14 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (15.15%) QA
15 19 (14.39%) System Testing
15 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (14.39%) LoadRunner
16 17 (12.88%) Line Management
17 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
17 16 (12.12%) Scrum
18 15 (11.36%) Banking
18 15 (11.36%) CRM
19 14 (10.61%) People Management
20 13 (9.85%) SQL

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) MVNO
2 3 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (40.91%) Selenium
2 28 (21.21%) Cucumber
3 24 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (14.39%) LoadRunner
5 8 (6.06%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.52%) Subversion
8 2 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 50 (37.88%) Finance
2 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.36%) Banking
4 10 (7.58%) Retail
4 10 (7.58%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.30%) Billing
6 5 (3.79%) Marketing
7 3 (2.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) Middleware
2 4 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.03%) iSeries
5 2 (1.52%) New Media
6 1 (0.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.79%) Test Management
3 32 (24.24%) Software Testing
4 27 (20.45%) Performance Testing
5 25 (18.94%) Test Automation
6 22 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 22 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 19 (14.39%) System Testing
7 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.88%) Line Management
9 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
9 16 (12.12%) Scrum
10 15 (11.36%) CRM
11 14 (10.61%) People Management
12 11 (8.33%) ITIL
13 10 (7.58%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.58%) Knowledge Management
14 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
14 9 (6.82%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) RPG
3 2 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) ISEB
2 51 (38.64%) ISTQB
3 24 (18.18%) Degree
4 20 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (7.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) QA
2 7 (5.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) HP
2 8 (6.06%) IBM
2 8 (6.06%) VMware
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Huawei
6 1 (0.76%) Capita
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