The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 185 190 160
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.53% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.56% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 56
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £46,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5162 5141 5635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.29% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3694 4093 4745
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 23 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Maidenhead -8 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Slough - 2 £40,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (54.39%) SC Cleared
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.88%) ISEB
3 28 (49.12%) ISTQB
4 24 (42.11%) Test Management
5 22 (38.60%) Integration Testing
6 17 (29.82%) Finance
6 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
6 17 (29.82%) QA
6 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
7 16 (28.07%) ITIL
7 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
8 15 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
8 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
9 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
10 13 (22.81%) TestDirector
11 10 (17.54%) Windows
11 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.79%) Retail
12 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
13 7 (12.28%) Software Distribution
14 6 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
14 6 (10.53%) Change Management
15 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
15 5 (8.77%) Fujitsu
15 5 (8.77%) System Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SOAP
1 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) EMV
1 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (1.75%) CESG
1 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
1 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Test Management
2 22 (38.60%) Integration Testing
3 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
3 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
4 16 (28.07%) ITIL
4 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
5 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.28%) Software Distribution
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.77%) System Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.26%) Project Management
12 2 (3.51%) DSDM
12 2 (3.51%) CRM
12 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) SC Cleared
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.88%) ISEB
3 28 (49.12%) ISTQB
4 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) VMware
2 1 (1.75%) Huawei
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