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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 118 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -0.20%
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
1842 1745 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 75.41% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1247 1155
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 27 (45.76%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (44.07%) ISEB
4 20 (33.90%) HP
4 20 (33.90%) ISTQB
5 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
7 17 (28.81%) QA
8 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
9 15 (25.42%) Performance Testing
10 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (22.03%) Selenium
11 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
11 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.03%) Banking
11 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
12 10 (16.95%) LoadRunner
12 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.95%) C#
12 10 (16.95%) VMware
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
14 8 (13.56%) Project Management
14 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
15 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
15 7 (11.86%) Software Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (5.08%) MPLS
2 3 (5.08%) OSPF
2 3 (5.08%) BGP
2 3 (5.08%) DSL
2 3 (5.08%) EIGRP
2 3 (5.08%) L2TP
2 3 (5.08%) X.21
2 3 (5.08%) IPsec
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) ATM
2 3 (5.08%) Broadband
2 3 (5.08%) ISDN
2 3 (5.08%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) PPP
2 3 (5.08%) SNMP
2 3 (5.08%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Selenium
2 10 (16.95%) LoadRunner
3 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.86%) TestDirector
5 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.69%) Appium
9 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Tester
2 17 (28.81%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Test Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Performance Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Graduate
7 4 (6.78%) IT Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Management Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Test Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) Physics
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
3 16 (27.12%) Test Scripting
4 15 (25.42%) Performance Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.56%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
7 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
7 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.86%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) C
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) ISEB
2 20 (33.90%) ISTQB
3 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) Degree
5 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (5.08%) APMP
7 3 (5.08%) OSCP
7 3 (5.08%) OSCE
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.08%) CCSP
7 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 3 (5.08%) CCDP
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.08%) CEH
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.86%) vSphere
2 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (45.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) HP
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) BT
5 3 (5.08%) F5
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) Capita
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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