The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 99 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 38 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.19% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 10
Average salary £40,000 £55,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.25% +39.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £41,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Test Management
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1869 1675 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.28% 72.01% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1300 1337
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Management
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Reading

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 37 (72.55%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (64.71%) Finance
3 31 (60.78%) ISTQB
4 29 (56.86%) ISEB
5 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
5 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
6 18 (35.29%) TestDirector
6 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (35.29%) Windows
7 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 15 (29.41%) Retail
8 15 (29.41%) HP
8 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
9 13 (25.49%) Software Distribution
10 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
11 10 (19.61%) System Testing
12 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
14 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
14 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
14 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
14 6 (11.76%) IBM
15 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
15 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.80%) Fujitsu

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) TestDirector
2 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) WinRunner
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (29.41%) Retail
4 5 (9.80%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Billing
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Test Manager
2 12 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Test Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Test Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) CentOS
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Software Distribution
2 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.61%) System Testing
4 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
10 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) ISTQB
2 29 (56.86%) ISEB
3 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
3 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (9.80%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (3.92%) OSCP
8 2 (3.92%) OSCE
8 2 (3.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (72.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) HP
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Capita