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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 112 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.01% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 3
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% -0.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
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 30 January 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (63.86%) ISEB
2 46 (55.42%) Finance
3 44 (53.01%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (49.40%) ISTQB
5 27 (32.53%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (27.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (27.71%) Software Testing
7 22 (26.51%) Test Scripting
7 22 (26.51%) HP
8 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
8 20 (24.10%) Test Planning
9 19 (22.89%) Test Strategy
9 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.89%) Windows
9 19 (22.89%) VMware
10 18 (21.69%) Telecoms
11 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.07%) Banking
12 15 (18.07%) QA
13 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
13 14 (16.87%) LoadRunner
14 13 (15.66%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (14.46%) C#
15 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (14.46%) Selenium
15 12 (14.46%) Performance Testing
15 12 (14.46%) Retail
16 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
16 11 (13.25%) vSphere

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) MS Project
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.64%) MVNO
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) LoadRunner
2 13 (15.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (14.46%) Selenium
4 10 (12.05%) TestDirector
5 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.23%) WinRunner
7 3 (3.61%) JIRA
7 3 (3.61%) MSTest
7 3 (3.61%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.41%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.20%) Subversion
9 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.07%) Banking
4 12 (14.46%) Retail
5 8 (9.64%) Aerospace
5 8 (9.64%) Billing
6 2 (2.41%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Test Manager
2 27 (32.53%) Test Analyst
2 27 (32.53%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Consultant
3 10 (12.05%) Test Leader
4 9 (10.84%) Test Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Performance Test Leader
4 9 (10.84%) Tester
5 8 (9.64%) Management Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.41%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Test Manager
9 1 (1.20%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.20%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (1.20%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.20%) Test Programme Manager
9 1 (1.20%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.05%) Replication
4 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.05%) Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Debian
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Software Testing
2 22 (26.51%) Test Scripting
3 20 (24.10%) Test Planning
4 19 (22.89%) Test Strategy
4 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.46%) Performance Testing
6 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.25%) Performance Engineering
7 10 (12.05%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
7 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.64%) Project Management
8 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.64%) CRM
8 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.43%) eTOM
9 7 (8.43%) ITIL
9 7 (8.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) C#
2 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.25%) C
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.41%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (63.86%) ISEB
2 41 (49.40%) ISTQB
3 23 (27.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (9.64%) Degree
8 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.41%) APMP
9 2 (2.41%) OSCP
9 2 (2.41%) OSCE
9 2 (2.41%) CEH
10 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
2 7 (8.43%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) vSphere
3 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (53.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) HP
2 19 (22.89%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) Fujitsu
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) Capita
6 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.41%) Huawei
7 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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