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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 161 221 210
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 64 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 9
Average salary £55,000 £59,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% +22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +50 55 £53,500 -8.15% 2
Maidenhead +13 7 £57,500 - 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (50.85%) Test Management
2 56 (47.46%) ISEB
3 54 (45.76%) Finance
4 47 (39.83%) ISTQB
5 37 (31.36%) HP Quality Center
6 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (29.66%) Test Planning
8 34 (28.81%) Software Testing
9 33 (27.97%) Telecoms
10 29 (24.58%) Degree
11 28 (23.73%) CRM
12 25 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (21.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (19.49%) SQL
14 23 (19.49%) VMware
15 22 (18.64%) Linux
15 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
16 18 (15.25%) Retail
16 18 (15.25%) Test Strategy
17 17 (14.41%) Billing
18 16 (13.56%) ITIL
18 16 (13.56%) SLA
18 16 (13.56%) Service Delivery
18 16 (13.56%) Selenium
18 16 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (13.56%) Line Management
19 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
19 15 (12.71%) HP
19 15 (12.71%) Service Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Project
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) MVNO
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Selenium
2 14 (11.86%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (8.47%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.08%) SilkPerformer
6 5 (4.24%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.69%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
General
1 54 (45.76%) Finance
2 33 (27.97%) Telecoms
3 18 (15.25%) Retail
4 17 (14.41%) Billing
5 15 (12.71%) Banking
6 9 (7.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.08%) UNIX
4 6 (5.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Test Management
2 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.66%) Test Planning
4 34 (28.81%) Software Testing
5 28 (23.73%) CRM
6 25 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
8 18 (15.25%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.56%) Line Management
9 16 (13.56%) ITIL
9 16 (13.56%) Service Delivery
10 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
10 15 (12.71%) Service Management
10 15 (12.71%) eTOM
11 11 (9.32%) E-business
11 11 (9.32%) Test Automation
12 10 (8.47%) Scrum
12 10 (8.47%) Change Management
13 9 (7.63%) Project Management
14 8 (6.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (47.46%) ISEB
2 47 (39.83%) ISTQB
3 29 (24.58%) Degree
4 25 (21.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (12.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) SLA
2 15 (12.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (31.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) VMware
2 15 (12.71%) HP
3 4 (3.39%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.54%) Huawei
4 3 (2.54%) NetApp
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Capita
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago