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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 155 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 66 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 4 5
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £61,500 £65,000
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
5167 5143 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.77% 93.94% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3888 3772 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 2 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 2 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
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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
Reading +21 35 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Maidenhead - 13 £60,000 - 1
Windsor - 9 £69,000 -
Slough - 4 £58,750 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 56 (43.08%) ISEB
2 55 (42.31%) Finance
3 50 (38.46%) Test Management
4 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (32.31%) Selenium
5 42 (32.31%) ISTQB
6 37 (28.46%) Software Testing
7 33 (25.38%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (21.54%) Telecoms
9 26 (20.00%) HP
9 26 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 25 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (18.46%) Test Planning
12 23 (17.69%) Degree
12 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (16.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 22 (16.92%) LoadRunner
13 22 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (16.92%) Test Strategy
14 21 (16.15%) CRM
15 20 (15.38%) Cucumber
16 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
16 18 (13.85%) QA
17 17 (13.08%) Mentoring
18 16 (12.31%) Line Management
18 16 (12.31%) Scrum
18 16 (12.31%) Banking
19 15 (11.54%) SQL
19 15 (11.54%) People Management
20 13 (10.00%) System Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) MVNO
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (32.31%) Selenium
2 22 (16.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (16.92%) LoadRunner
3 20 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.15%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (2.31%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.31%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.77%) WinRunner
General
1 55 (42.31%) Finance
2 28 (21.54%) Telecoms
3 16 (12.31%) Banking
4 13 (10.00%) Retail
5 12 (9.23%) Aerospace
6 10 (7.69%) Billing
7 3 (2.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) Middleware
2 3 (2.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) iSeries
6 2 (1.54%) New Media
7 1 (0.77%) IPTV
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Linux
2 4 (3.08%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.31%) UNIX
3 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) Test Management
2 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.46%) Software Testing
4 26 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 24 (18.46%) Test Planning
6 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.92%) Test Strategy
8 21 (16.15%) CRM
9 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
10 17 (13.08%) Mentoring
11 16 (12.31%) Line Management
11 16 (12.31%) Scrum
12 15 (11.54%) People Management
13 13 (10.00%) System Testing
13 13 (10.00%) ITIL
14 11 (8.46%) E-business
15 10 (7.69%) Test Scripting
15 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
16 9 (6.92%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) RPG
3 2 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.77%) C#
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (43.08%) ISEB
2 42 (32.31%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (17.69%) Degree
5 10 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) QA
2 9 (6.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (25.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) HP
2 13 (10.00%) VMware
3 8 (6.15%) IBM
4 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.31%) Huawei
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.77%) NetApp
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle
6 1 (0.77%) Capita
6 1 (0.77%) Fujitsu
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago