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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 124 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
Median salary £66,500 £55,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.90% -7.56%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
1661 2152 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.35% 95.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1566 1607
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 May 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 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 11 (61.11%) Games
3 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
3 11 (61.11%) Logistics
3 11 (61.11%) Test Management
4 10 (55.56%) Kanban
4 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 10 (55.56%) Coaching
4 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 10 (55.56%) Business Development
4 10 (55.56%) Project Management
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.11%) Presales
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) JBehave
3 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.56%) RSpec
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 11 (61.11%) Games
3 11 (61.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Logistics
2 11 (61.11%) Test Management
3 10 (55.56%) Business Development
3 10 (55.56%) Coaching
3 10 (55.56%) Kanban
3 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
3 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) API Testing
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft