The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 112 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 28 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.18% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 12
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1746 1613 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.48% 70.22% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1249 1436
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Management
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (71.11%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) Finance
3 23 (51.11%) ISEB
3 23 (51.11%) ISTQB
4 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) TestDirector
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
6 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 13 (28.89%) Software Distribution
7 13 (28.89%) Retail
8 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 10 (22.22%) System Testing
10 8 (17.78%) HP
10 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
10 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Usability Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
11 6 (13.33%) IBM
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
13 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Open Source
13 4 (8.89%) XML
13 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
3 13 (28.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Test Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Test Leader
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Test Leader
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
1 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Software Distribution
2 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.22%) System Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
4 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.22%) Product Management
10 1 (2.22%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
1 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 23 (51.11%) ISTQB
3 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 32 (71.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) HP
2 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
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