The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 133 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.57% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.60% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 12
Median salary £66,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.90% +2.32%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
Test Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1727 2180 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.48% 96.12% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1637 1688
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Reading region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) Test Management
2 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 10 (66.67%) Coaching
3 10 (66.67%) Logistics
3 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (66.67%) Business Development
3 10 (66.67%) Kanban
3 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 10 (66.67%) Retail
3 10 (66.67%) Games
4 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Subversion
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) TestNG

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 10 (66.67%) Games
3 10 (66.67%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
1 11 (73.33%) Test Management
2 10 (66.67%) Business Development
2 10 (66.67%) Coaching
2 10 (66.67%) Kanban
2 10 (66.67%) Logistics
2 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Presales
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware