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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 157 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 52 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 21
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,400 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £89,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 11 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Maidenhead +10 9 £55,000 - 1
Windsor - 8 £69,000 -
Bracknell +14 3 £71,500 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough -8 1 £62,500 +54.32%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (51.72%) Finance
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.62%) Selenium
4 36 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 34 (29.31%) Test Automation
5 34 (29.31%) Test Management
6 30 (25.86%) QA
6 30 (25.86%) ISEB
7 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 21 (18.10%) Telecoms
9 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.52%) Software Testing
11 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (14.66%) Performance Testing
12 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (12.07%) SQL
13 14 (12.07%) Oracle
14 13 (11.21%) HP
15 12 (10.34%) JIRA
15 12 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (10.34%) Scrum
15 12 (10.34%) Banking
15 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
15 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
16 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
16 11 (9.48%) System Testing
16 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
17 10 (8.62%) People Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.59%) WAN
2 3 (2.59%) VPN
2 3 (2.59%) MPLS
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (33.62%) Selenium
2 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.34%) JIRA
4 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.03%) Subversion
7 6 (5.17%) HP UFT
7 6 (5.17%) Hudson
8 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.59%) TestDirector
8 3 (2.59%) QADirector
9 1 (0.86%) JUnit
9 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.86%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.86%) TestNG
9 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (51.72%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Middleware
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) iSeries
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) IPTV
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) Test Strategy
3 34 (29.31%) Test Automation
3 34 (29.31%) Test Management
4 18 (15.52%) Software Testing
5 17 (14.66%) Performance Testing
6 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.34%) Scrum
7 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.48%) System Testing
8 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
9 10 (8.62%) People Management
9 10 (8.62%) SDLC
10 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.90%) Migration
10 8 (6.90%) Logistics
11 7 (6.03%) SOA
11 7 (6.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) RPG
4 1 (0.86%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) ISEB
2 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.76%) Degree
4 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.86%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) HP
4 3 (2.59%) SAP
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.72%) Amdocs
6 1 (0.86%) Capita
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
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