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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 93 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 52 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.02% 1.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 2
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2346 2249 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 92.90% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1751 1556
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 37 (48.05%) ISEB
3 35 (45.45%) Test Management
4 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 26 (33.77%) Software Testing
6 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
6 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
7 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
7 20 (25.97%) QA
8 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
9 17 (22.08%) Risk Management
9 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (20.78%) Integration Testing
11 15 (19.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (19.48%) ITIL
12 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
13 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (16.88%) Retail
14 12 (15.58%) CRM
15 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
15 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
17 9 (11.69%) Banking
17 9 (11.69%) Degree
17 9 (11.69%) Project Management
18 8 (10.39%) TestDirector

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Project
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) MVNO
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) TestDirector
2 4 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
3 13 (16.88%) Retail
4 9 (11.69%) Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Billing
6 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Test Management
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.77%) Software Testing
4 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
5 17 (22.08%) Risk Management
5 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.78%) Integration Testing
7 15 (19.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (19.48%) ITIL
8 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
10 12 (15.58%) CRM
11 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
12 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
13 9 (11.69%) Project Management
14 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
14 7 (9.09%) Change Management
14 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
15 6 (7.79%) Scrum
15 6 (7.79%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (48.05%) ISEB
2 33 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Degree
8 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) VMware
2 5 (6.49%) HP
3 3 (3.90%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.60%) Huawei
5 1 (1.30%) Capita
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 6 days ago
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