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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 167 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 48 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.84% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 33
Average salary £60,000 £48,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,200 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £64,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 10 £55,000 -
Reading -24 9 £55,000 +13.98% 2
Bracknell +20 4 £70,750 -
Windsor - 4 £69,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough -5 1 £62,500 +54.32%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (50.49%) Finance
2 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.04%) Test Management
3 33 (32.04%) Test Strategy
4 32 (31.07%) Selenium
5 28 (27.18%) QA
5 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
5 28 (27.18%) ISEB
6 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
7 21 (20.39%) Telecoms
8 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (14.56%) Oracle
11 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
12 13 (12.62%) JIRA
12 13 (12.62%) System Testing
13 12 (11.65%) Banking
13 12 (11.65%) SQL
13 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
13 12 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.65%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.68%) SDLC
14 11 (10.68%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.68%) Scrum
14 11 (10.68%) HP
15 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
15 9 (8.74%) Data Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.88%) MPLS
3 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) SDH
4 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (31.07%) Selenium
2 16 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.62%) JIRA
4 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.80%) Subversion
7 6 (5.83%) Hudson
8 4 (3.88%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.91%) QADirector
10 1 (0.97%) TestNG
10 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.97%) JUnit
10 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (50.49%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) iSeries
3 1 (0.97%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.04%) Test Management
2 33 (32.04%) Test Strategy
3 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
4 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.62%) System Testing
7 12 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.65%) Performance Testing
7 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.68%) SDLC
8 11 (10.68%) Scrum
9 9 (8.74%) Migration
9 9 (8.74%) Data Migration
10 8 (7.77%) Logistics
10 8 (7.77%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.80%) SOA
12 6 (5.83%) Test Scripting
12 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) RPG
4 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) ISEB
2 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.74%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.18%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) HP
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Amdocs
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) Remedy
6 1 (0.97%) Infovista
6 1 (0.97%) Cramer
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