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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 104 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 33 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 17
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £44,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £59,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2305 2189 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.61% 94.11% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1741 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (62.75%) ISTQB
2 31 (60.78%) ISEB
3 30 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (43.14%) Test Management
4 22 (43.14%) PRINCE2
5 21 (41.18%) Finance
6 19 (37.25%) Integration Testing
7 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
9 15 (29.41%) Programme Management
9 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (29.41%) QA
9 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (27.45%) ITIL
11 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 9 (17.65%) TestDirector
13 8 (15.69%) Windows
13 8 (15.69%) Retail
13 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
14 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (11.76%) Change Management
15 6 (11.76%) Software Distribution
15 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineering
16 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
17 4 (7.84%) System Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) MS Project
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Test Management
1 22 (43.14%) PRINCE2
2 19 (37.25%) Integration Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 15 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (27.45%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (11.76%) Software Distribution
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.84%) System Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) V-Model
10 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) ISTQB
2 31 (60.78%) ISEB
3 30 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (7.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Fujitsu
1 4 (7.84%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
2 1 (1.96%) Capita
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