The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 131 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 1.04% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.13% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 18
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,000 £45,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
Test Manager
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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
2096 2213 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.54% 92.44% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1562 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 20 (71.43%) QA
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Test Management
5 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
5 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
5 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
5 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (28.57%) ISEB
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
9 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) People Management
10 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.71%) TestDirector

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
2 3 (10.71%) QADirector
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Management
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
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