The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell 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 66 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.11% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
517 487 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 95.39% 93.65% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 276 307 367
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Bracknell region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Bracknell

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Validation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp