Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 241 263
Rank change year-on-year +54 +22 -45
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 70 61 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.11% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.80% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 68
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.83% -2.38% +15.38%
10th Percentile £34,250 £41,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £72,500 £64,875
South East median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +9.09%

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 5441 7589 9617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.39% 88.34% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4243 5790 7502
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,982
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 - 65 £37,500 -
Slough -1 2 £35,000 -23.91%
Maidenhead +6 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Windsor - 1 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £50,000 -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 57 (81.43%) Test Automation
2 56 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (77.14%) Test Scripting
4 54 (77.14%) Test Strategy
5 48 (68.57%) Java
6 44 (62.86%) Degree
7 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
7 39 (55.71%) Regression Testing
7 39 (55.71%) WebDriver
7 39 (55.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (48.57%) SoapUI
10 31 (44.29%) LoadRunner
11 30 (42.86%) Risk Management
11 30 (42.86%) JMeter
11 30 (42.86%) Open Source
12 29 (41.43%) Functional Testing
12 29 (41.43%) JIRA
13 28 (40.00%) Digital Economy
14 26 (37.14%) HP
15 25 (35.71%) SQL
15 25 (35.71%) Linux
15 25 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
16 24 (34.29%) User Stories
16 24 (34.29%) Issue Tracking
16 24 (34.29%) Client/Server
16 24 (34.29%) Shell Script
17 22 (31.43%) Performance Testing
17 22 (31.43%) HP UFT

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 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (12.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) PBX
1 1 (1.43%) Skype
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
1 9 (12.86%) SQLPlus
2 5 (7.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 39 (55.71%) WebDriver
2 34 (48.57%) SoapUI
3 31 (44.29%) LoadRunner
4 30 (42.86%) JMeter
5 29 (41.43%) JIRA
6 22 (31.43%) HP UFT
7 16 (22.86%) Selenium
8 9 (12.86%) eggPlant
8 9 (12.86%) JUnit
8 9 (12.86%) LoadUI
8 9 (12.86%) TestNG
8 9 (12.86%) Toad
9 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
9 6 (8.57%) Gatling
9 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (8.57%) IntelliJ
9 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
9 6 (8.57%) Maven
9 6 (8.57%) TestLink
General
1 28 (40.00%) Digital Economy
2 9 (12.86%) Publishing
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Tester
2 24 (34.29%) Software Tester
3 18 (25.71%) Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 9 (12.86%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) SAP Test Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Senior Tester
7 6 (8.57%) QA Manager
7 6 (8.57%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.71%) QC Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Quality Manager
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Web Automation Tester
8 4 (5.71%) Web Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) SOAP
1 16 (22.86%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 36 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (34.29%) Client/Server
4 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
5 6 (8.57%) Smart Meter
5 6 (8.57%) SWIFT
6 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Test Automation
2 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (77.14%) Test Scripting
3 54 (77.14%) Test Strategy
4 39 (55.71%) Regression Testing
5 30 (42.86%) Open Source
5 30 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 29 (41.43%) Functional Testing
7 24 (34.29%) Issue Tracking
7 24 (34.29%) User Stories
8 22 (31.43%) Performance Testing
9 21 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (22.86%) Scrum
12 15 (21.43%) BDD
12 15 (21.43%) TDD
13 14 (20.00%) Defect Management
13 14 (20.00%) ERP
13 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 14 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 24 (34.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.71%) C#
5 9 (12.86%) C
6 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.43%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 44 (62.86%) Degree
3 39 (55.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.29%) ISEB
9 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.43%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) CCNP
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.43%) MCP
10 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) HP
2 14 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Ariba
3 5 (7.14%) Concur
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco