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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 159 200 213
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 65 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 13 12
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £64,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £70,000
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
5213 5459 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.19% 93.05% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 3961 3977
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Maidenhead +13 21 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Reading -10 17 £55,000 -7.56% 3
Windsor - 14 £69,000 -
Slough - 5 £58,750 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (47.20%) ISEB
2 55 (44.00%) Selenium
3 51 (40.80%) ISTQB
4 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (34.40%) Finance
6 30 (24.00%) Test Management
7 29 (23.20%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (22.40%) HP
9 27 (21.60%) Performance Testing
9 27 (21.60%) Cucumber
10 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
11 23 (18.40%) Test Strategy
11 23 (18.40%) Software Testing
11 23 (18.40%) QuickTest Pro
12 19 (15.20%) LoadRunner
12 19 (15.20%) System Testing
13 18 (14.40%) Degree
14 17 (13.60%) QA
14 17 (13.60%) Telecoms
15 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (12.80%) Line Management
15 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.00%) Test Planning
17 14 (11.20%) Scrum
18 13 (10.40%) Middleware
18 13 (10.40%) People Management
18 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
19 11 (8.80%) Banking
19 11 (8.80%) Mobile App

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.40%) MVNO
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (44.00%) Selenium
2 27 (21.60%) Cucumber
3 23 (18.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (15.20%) LoadRunner
5 8 (6.40%) Rational Performance Tester
6 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.00%) Subversion
8 5 (4.00%) Hudson
9 3 (2.40%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 7 (5.60%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Advertising
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) Local Government
8 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) Middleware
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.20%) iSeries
4 2 (1.60%) New Media
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) Test Management
3 27 (21.60%) Performance Testing
4 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
5 23 (18.40%) Software Testing
5 23 (18.40%) Test Strategy
6 19 (15.20%) System Testing
7 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.80%) Line Management
8 15 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 14 (11.20%) Scrum
10 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.40%) People Management
11 10 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.00%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.40%) Release Management
12 8 (6.40%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) RPG
3 2 (1.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.80%) C
4 1 (0.80%) C#
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (47.20%) ISEB
2 51 (40.80%) ISTQB
3 18 (14.40%) Degree
4 16 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (23.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) HP
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) IBM
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.80%) Capita
7 1 (0.80%) Huawei
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