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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 100 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 45 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £59,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.49% +38.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
2010 1892 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.09% 78.15% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1448 1210
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (60.27%) Finance
1 44 (60.27%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (56.16%) ISEB
3 38 (52.05%) ISTQB
4 28 (38.36%) SC Cleared
4 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
5 26 (35.62%) Telecoms
6 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (30.14%) Windows
7 20 (27.40%) Retail
8 19 (26.03%) TestDirector
9 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
10 17 (23.29%) DV Cleared
11 16 (21.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (20.55%) Software Distribution
12 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
13 14 (19.18%) HP
13 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.44%) Performance Testing
15 12 (16.44%) Banking
16 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
17 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (13.70%) QuickTest Pro
18 9 (12.33%) VMware
18 9 (12.33%) Fujitsu
18 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
19 8 (10.96%) QA
19 8 (10.96%) System Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) MVNO
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) TestDirector
2 10 (13.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.22%) WinRunner
4 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 26 (35.62%) Telecoms
3 20 (27.40%) Retail
4 12 (16.44%) Banking
5 6 (8.22%) Billing
6 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.74%) Games
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Test Manager
2 17 (23.29%) Test Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Test Leader
4 11 (15.07%) Performance Test Leader
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Test Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Management Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Test Programme Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Test Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 1 (1.37%) Technical Manager
11 1 (1.37%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.37%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.37%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.48%) Open Source
4 3 (4.11%) iPad
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Debian
3 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.74%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
2 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
2 15 (20.55%) Software Distribution
3 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.44%) Performance Testing
5 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
8 8 (10.96%) System Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Manual Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.59%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Project Management
9 7 (9.59%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.22%) Scrum
10 6 (8.22%) CRM
10 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) C
2 3 (4.11%) C#
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (56.16%) ISEB
2 38 (52.05%) ISTQB
3 28 (38.36%) SC Cleared
3 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
4 17 (23.29%) DV Cleared
5 16 (21.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.85%) Degree
6 5 (6.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.74%) CEH
8 2 (2.74%) OSCP
8 2 (2.74%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (60.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) HP
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
2 9 (12.33%) Fujitsu
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Huawei
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Capita
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago