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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 180 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 46 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 34
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £45,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £59,000 £60,000
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
5462 5257 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.33% 93.16% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4136 4455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +5 33 £52,000 +4.00% 2
Bracknell - 3 - -
Slough - 2 £40,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (55.07%) ISTQB
2 37 (53.62%) ISEB
3 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
4 31 (44.93%) Test Management
5 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 26 (37.68%) Finance
7 25 (36.23%) PRINCE2
8 23 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 22 (31.88%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
11 19 (27.54%) Integration Testing
11 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
12 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (24.64%) ITIL
12 17 (24.64%) QA
13 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
13 15 (21.74%) Programme Management
14 11 (15.94%) Windows
15 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.49%) Retail
16 9 (13.04%) TestDirector
17 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
18 7 (10.14%) HP
18 7 (10.14%) Linux
18 7 (10.14%) SQL
18 7 (10.14%) VMware
19 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 6 (8.70%) Change Management
19 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.35%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Billing
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) SOAP
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) CESG
3 1 (1.45%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Test Management
2 25 (36.23%) PRINCE2
3 23 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
5 19 (27.54%) Integration Testing
6 17 (24.64%) ITIL
7 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 15 (21.74%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.70%) Change Management
8 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.70%) Software Distribution
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
10 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (55.07%) ISTQB
2 37 (53.62%) ISEB
3 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
4 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (7.25%) Degree
9 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) HP
1 7 (10.14%) VMware
2 6 (8.70%) Fujitsu
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) NetApp
4 1 (1.45%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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Posted: 3 days ago
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