The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 108 120 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 24 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 1.01% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.07% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 26
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -0.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,600 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 30 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (62.22%) ISEB
3 27 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 22 (48.89%) Integration Testing
4 22 (48.89%) Test Management
5 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
5 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
6 16 (35.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (33.33%) ITIL
7 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 15 (33.33%) QA
7 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
8 14 (31.11%) Programme Management
9 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (26.67%) TestDirector
11 10 (22.22%) Windows
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
13 8 (17.78%) Retail
14 7 (15.56%) Software Distribution
15 6 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
15 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
15 6 (13.33%) Change Management
16 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
16 5 (11.11%) System Testing
16 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
1 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Integration Testing
1 22 (48.89%) Test Management
2 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
2 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
3 15 (33.33%) ITIL
3 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
4 14 (31.11%) Programme Management
5 7 (15.56%) Software Distribution
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.11%) System Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) DSDM
9 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.44%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 30 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (62.22%) ISEB
3 27 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 16 (35.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.22%) Huawei
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
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