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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 170 176 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 56 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.90% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 18
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 £40,600 £40,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £60,800 £59,700
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
5420 5234 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.85% 93.15% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4037 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 -11 36 £48,250 -3.50% 3
Bracknell +3 6 - -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (52.75%) Test Management
2 45 (49.45%) ISEB
3 43 (47.25%) ISTQB
4 37 (40.66%) Finance
5 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
7 30 (32.97%) Software Testing
8 26 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 26 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (27.47%) Test Strategy
9 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
10 22 (24.18%) ITIL
11 20 (21.98%) Integration Testing
12 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (20.88%) QA
12 19 (20.88%) Risk Management
13 17 (18.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (18.68%) Test Planning
14 15 (16.48%) Linux
14 15 (16.48%) SQL
14 15 (16.48%) Programme Management
14 15 (16.48%) VMware
15 14 (15.38%) Windows
16 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (14.29%) Retail
16 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (13.19%) CRM
18 11 (12.09%) Degree

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (1.10%) IIS
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Project
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) TestDirector
2 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.59%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (5.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (40.66%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.29%) Retail
4 10 (10.99%) Billing
5 5 (5.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) SOAP
1 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) CESG
4 1 (1.10%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Windows
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.59%) UNIX
4 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Test Management
2 30 (32.97%) Software Testing
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) Test Strategy
3 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
4 22 (24.18%) ITIL
5 20 (21.98%) Integration Testing
6 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (20.88%) Risk Management
7 17 (18.68%) Test Planning
8 15 (16.48%) Programme Management
9 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (13.19%) CRM
10 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.79%) Project Management
11 8 (8.79%) Service Management
11 8 (8.79%) eTOM
12 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (49.45%) ISEB
2 43 (47.25%) ISTQB
3 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
5 17 (18.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (12.09%) Degree
7 9 (9.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
9 7 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (6.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) QA
2 9 (9.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) VMware
2 7 (7.69%) HP
2 7 (7.69%) Fujitsu
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) NetApp
4 1 (1.10%) Capita
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