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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 132 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.51% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.80% -25.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,700 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,250 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
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
1802 1792 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.03% 76.26% 72.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1229 1269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (45.65%) QA
1 21 (45.65%) Performance Testing
2 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
4 15 (32.61%) Banking
5 12 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.91%) Selenium
7 9 (19.57%) Degree
7 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
7 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
7 9 (19.57%) HP
8 8 (17.39%) ISEB
8 8 (17.39%) C#
8 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
9 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
9 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) Requirements Management
10 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.04%) VMware
10 6 (13.04%) BT

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) ATM
2 3 (6.52%) Broadband
2 3 (6.52%) ISDN
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) PPP
2 3 (6.52%) SNMP
2 3 (6.52%) MPLS
2 3 (6.52%) OSPF
2 3 (6.52%) BGP
2 3 (6.52%) DSL
2 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
2 3 (6.52%) L2TP
2 3 (6.52%) X.21
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) IPsec
2 3 (6.52%) VLAN
2 3 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Selenium
2 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.17%) Appium
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
3 15 (32.61%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Tester
3 11 (23.91%) Consultant
4 10 (21.74%) Test Manager
5 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) IT Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Graduate
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Tester
7 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Lead Tester
8 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Management Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Test Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
1 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.04%) Physics
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Performance Testing
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Requirements Management
6 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) ISEB
3 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) OSCP
5 3 (6.52%) OSCE
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CEH
5 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.52%) CCSP
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
5 3 (6.52%) CCDP
6 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.17%) APMP
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) HP
2 6 (13.04%) BT
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Capita