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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 112 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 26 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.75% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.07% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 13
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £38,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £59,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1584 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.57% 69.93% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1234 1443
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 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £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 25 July 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 34 (72.34%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
3 27 (57.45%) Finance
4 25 (53.19%) ISEB
5 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
6 22 (46.81%) TestDirector
6 22 (46.81%) Windows
6 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
7 17 (36.17%) DV Cleared
8 15 (31.91%) Software Distribution
8 15 (31.91%) Retail
9 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
10 11 (23.40%) System Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
12 8 (17.02%) HP
12 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Fujitsu
14 6 (12.77%) Usability Testing
14 6 (12.77%) IBM
14 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
14 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
14 6 (12.77%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (10.64%) Change Management
16 4 (8.51%) XML
16 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 22 (46.81%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
3 15 (31.91%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Test Manager
2 11 (23.40%) Test Leader
3 10 (21.28%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
1 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Software Distribution
2 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
3 11 (23.40%) System Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
5 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Usability Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.26%) Project Management
11 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.13%) Product Management
12 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
12 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
12 1 (2.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
1 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) ISEB
3 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
4 17 (36.17%) DV Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 34 (72.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 7 (14.89%) Fujitsu
3 6 (12.77%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) BT
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Huawei
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