Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 238 274
Rank change year-on-year +35 +36 -76
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 54 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 52
Berkshire median annual salary £36,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +10.53% -1.04%
10th Percentile £34,250 £41,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £69,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,613 6,984 9,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.37% 88.25% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,454 5,279 7,535
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Berkshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Test Management in Berkshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Berkshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +68 49 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Slough +7 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Maidenhead -10 2 £36,000 -37.39%
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (79.63%) ISTQB
3 39 (72.22%) Test Automation
4 38 (70.37%) Test Scripting
5 36 (66.67%) Test Strategy
6 35 (64.81%) SoapUI
6 35 (64.81%) Degree
7 33 (61.11%) Regression Testing
8 31 (57.41%) Java
9 30 (55.56%) Computer Science
9 30 (55.56%) WebDriver
9 30 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 26 (48.15%) Open Source
10 26 (48.15%) Risk Management
11 25 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (44.44%) Cyber Resilience
12 24 (44.44%) Digital Economy
12 24 (44.44%) JMeter
13 23 (42.59%) JIRA
14 20 (37.04%) Shell Script
14 20 (37.04%) Linux
14 20 (37.04%) Client/Server
14 20 (37.04%) User Stories
14 20 (37.04%) Issue Tracking
15 19 (35.19%) QA
16 18 (33.33%) SQL
17 17 (31.48%) HP
18 16 (29.63%) LoadRunner
18 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (29.63%) Performance Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) PBX
1 1 (1.85%) Skype
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQLPlus
2 5 (9.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) SoapUI
2 30 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 24 (44.44%) JMeter
4 23 (42.59%) JIRA
5 16 (29.63%) LoadRunner
6 10 (18.52%) Selenium
7 9 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 6 (11.11%) eggPlant
8 6 (11.11%) JUnit
8 6 (11.11%) LoadUI
8 6 (11.11%) TestNG
8 6 (11.11%) Toad
9 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.41%) Gatling
9 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
9 4 (7.41%) Maven
9 4 (7.41%) Subversion
9 4 (7.41%) TestLink
General
1 24 (44.44%) Digital Economy
2 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Tester
2 20 (37.04%) Software Tester
3 18 (33.33%) Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Web Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Web Tester
6 6 (11.11%) QA Manager
6 6 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
6 6 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (7.41%) QC Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Quality Manager
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Manager
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) SOAP
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 25 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (37.04%) Client/Server
4 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 6 (11.11%) SWIFT
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
7 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.70%) W3C
9 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 38 (70.37%) Test Scripting
4 36 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 33 (61.11%) Regression Testing
6 26 (48.15%) Open Source
6 26 (48.15%) Risk Management
7 24 (44.44%) Cyber Resilience
8 20 (37.04%) Issue Tracking
8 20 (37.04%) User Stories
9 16 (29.63%) Performance Testing
9 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (27.78%) Functional Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Scrum
12 12 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (20.37%) ERP
14 10 (18.52%) BDD
14 10 (18.52%) TDD
15 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 9 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) Shell Script
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (79.63%) ISTQB
2 35 (64.81%) Degree
3 30 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) ISEB
6 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) HP
2 11 (20.37%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Ariba
3 5 (9.26%) Concur
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft