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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 94 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 51 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.79% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 2
Average salary £40,000 £49,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.19% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £67,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2073 2019 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.46% 78.56% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1514 1285
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 52 (59.09%) ISEB
1 52 (59.09%) Finance
2 49 (55.68%) HP Quality Center
3 44 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
5 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
6 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (27.27%) Windows
7 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 22 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
10 19 (21.59%) HP
10 19 (21.59%) Retail
11 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.32%) Test Planning
12 16 (18.18%) Banking
12 16 (18.18%) VMware
12 16 (18.18%) TestDirector
13 15 (17.05%) Test Strategy
14 14 (15.91%) DV Cleared
15 13 (14.77%) Performance Testing
15 13 (14.77%) QA
15 13 (14.77%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (12.50%) LoadRunner
17 10 (11.36%) Linux
17 10 (11.36%) SQL
17 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (11.36%) Software Distribution

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.09%) MVNO
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 13 (14.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 10 (11.36%) Selenium
5 7 (7.95%) WinRunner
6 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.41%) MSTest
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 3 (3.41%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.27%) Subversion
8 2 (2.27%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (59.09%) Finance
2 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
3 19 (21.59%) Retail
4 16 (18.18%) Banking
5 8 (9.09%) Billing
5 8 (9.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.27%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Test Manager
2 24 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Analyst
3 16 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 12 (13.64%) Performance Test Leader
5 10 (11.36%) Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Test Consultant
7 8 (9.09%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Test Programme Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Performance Tester
11 1 (1.14%) Test Team Leader
11 1 (1.14%) Security Consultant
11 1 (1.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.95%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.36%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) CentOS
5 2 (2.27%) Debian
5 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) Test Planning
4 15 (17.05%) Test Strategy
5 13 (14.77%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Software Distribution
6 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.23%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.23%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.09%) CRM
8 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.95%) ITIL
9 7 (7.95%) Project Management
9 7 (7.95%) Service Management
9 7 (7.95%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C
2 8 (9.09%) C#
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (59.09%) ISEB
2 44 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
4 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 22 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (15.91%) DV Cleared
6 8 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (7.95%) Degree
8 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CEH
9 2 (2.27%) OSCP
9 2 (2.27%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (55.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) HP
2 16 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.27%) Huawei
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Capita
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago