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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 120 125 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 34 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.86% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -25.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2003 1825 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.13% 75.10% 68.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1338 1140
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (50.75%) ISEB
1 34 (50.75%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (46.27%) Finance
3 26 (38.81%) ISTQB
4 21 (31.34%) HP
4 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
6 19 (28.36%) QA
7 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
8 17 (25.37%) Test Strategy
8 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (23.88%) Telecoms
10 15 (22.39%) VMware
10 15 (22.39%) Banking
10 15 (22.39%) Performance Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Selenium
11 14 (20.90%) LoadRunner
11 14 (20.90%) Windows
12 13 (19.40%) C#
12 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
12 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
12 13 (19.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
13 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (16.42%) Test Planning
15 10 (14.93%) Performance Engineering
15 10 (14.93%) vSphere
15 10 (14.93%) C
15 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
15 10 (14.93%) Replication

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Project
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) MPLS
3 3 (4.48%) OSPF
3 3 (4.48%) BGP
3 3 (4.48%) DSL
3 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.48%) L2TP
3 3 (4.48%) X.21
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) IPsec
3 3 (4.48%) VLAN
3 3 (4.48%) ATM
3 3 (4.48%) Broadband
3 3 (4.48%) ISDN
3 3 (4.48%) VoIP
3 3 (4.48%) PPP
3 3 (4.48%) SNMP
3 3 (4.48%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) LoadRunner
1 14 (20.90%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) TestDirector
3 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.48%) JIRA
6 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.99%) MSTest
7 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.99%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.49%) Appium
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (22.39%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Billing
5 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Test Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Tester
4 16 (23.88%) Test Manager
5 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Performance Tester
7 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Management Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Test Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Lead Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Test Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Senior QA Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.48%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Replication
3 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Open Source
6 2 (2.99%) Physics
7 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.37%) Test Strategy
4 15 (22.39%) Performance Testing
5 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.42%) Test Planning
8 10 (14.93%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.46%) Project Management
11 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
12 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
13 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) C#
2 10 (14.93%) C
2 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.45%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) ISEB
2 26 (38.81%) ISTQB
3 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
4 13 (19.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (11.94%) Degree
6 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (4.48%) CEH
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.48%) APMP
8 3 (4.48%) OSCP
8 3 (4.48%) OSCE
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) CCSP
8 3 (4.48%) CCNP
8 3 (4.48%) CCDP
9 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (14.93%) vSphere
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (50.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) HP
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) Capita
4 3 (4.48%) F5
5 2 (2.99%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago