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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 98 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 50 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.91% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 4
Average salary £60,000 £58,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +22.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
2431 2370 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.72% 92.11% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1836 1636
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 42 (50.60%) Finance
2 38 (45.78%) Test Management
3 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) ISEB
5 26 (31.33%) Software Testing
5 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
6 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
7 19 (22.89%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (21.69%) CRM
8 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (20.48%) QA
10 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
10 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
10 16 (19.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (19.28%) Test Planning
11 15 (18.07%) Degree
12 14 (16.87%) Banking
12 14 (16.87%) Retail
12 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
13 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
14 11 (13.25%) ITIL
14 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
14 11 (13.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.05%) Line Management
15 10 (12.05%) E-business
15 10 (12.05%) Project Management
15 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (10.84%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (10.84%) Scrum

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) MVNO
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) TestDirector
1 5 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.61%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (50.60%) Finance
2 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Retail
4 8 (9.64%) Billing
4 8 (9.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Test Management
2 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) Software Testing
4 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (21.69%) CRM
5 16 (19.28%) Test Planning
6 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
8 11 (13.25%) ITIL
8 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
9 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (12.05%) Line Management
9 10 (12.05%) E-business
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
11 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
11 8 (9.64%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.43%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) ISEB
2 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
3 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
3 16 (19.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (18.07%) Degree
5 11 (13.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
2 7 (8.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) VMware
2 5 (6.02%) HP
3 3 (3.61%) Huawei
4 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.20%) Capita
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42500 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago