The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 162 186 165
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 20 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.82% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.85% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 30
Median salary £77,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,400 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
3523 5055 5142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.55% 95.81% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2742 4116 3692
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 7 £52,500 -
Maidenhead +3 3 £80,000 +14.28%
Slough +28 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 38 (62.30%) HP
2 32 (52.46%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (50.82%) Finance
4 25 (40.98%) Test Management
4 25 (40.98%) Test Strategy
5 21 (34.43%) Performance Testing
6 18 (29.51%) ISTQB
7 17 (27.87%) SAP
8 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (22.95%) ISEB
10 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.31%) SDLC
11 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
12 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
13 10 (16.39%) Oracle
13 10 (16.39%) Process Improvement
14 9 (14.75%) JMeter
14 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
15 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
15 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
15 8 (13.11%) ITIL
15 8 (13.11%) SAP FI
15 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
16 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (11.48%) Release Management
16 7 (11.48%) ITSM
17 6 (9.84%) QA
17 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
1 8 (13.11%) SAP FI
1 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (1.64%) CTI
1 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
2 9 (14.75%) JMeter
3 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.56%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Middleware
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) IVR
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Solaris
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Test Management
1 25 (40.98%) Test Strategy
2 21 (34.43%) Performance Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.31%) SDLC
5 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
6 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.39%) Process Improvement
8 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
9 8 (13.11%) ITIL
9 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.48%) ITSM
10 7 (11.48%) Release Management
10 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Coaching
11 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Groovy
1 2 (3.28%) Java
1 2 (3.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.64%) C#
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.95%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) COSO
Systems Management
1 32 (52.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.92%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) HP
2 17 (27.87%) SAP
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco