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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 188 188
Rank change year-on-year +37 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 28 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.53% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 34
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -10.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2810 3953 4442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.72% 88.37% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 3129 3234
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +44 22 £40,000 -20.00%
Maidenhead +5 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Slough +7 1 - -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 32 (86.49%) Test Strategy
2 26 (70.27%) Test Automation
3 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
4 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
5 19 (51.35%) Java
6 16 (43.24%) LoadRunner
6 16 (43.24%) Functional Testing
6 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (37.84%) Defect Management
7 14 (37.84%) HP
7 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
8 13 (35.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
10 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
10 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
10 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
10 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (29.73%) C
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
10 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (29.73%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
12 9 (24.32%) JIRA
12 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
12 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
12 9 (24.32%) VB

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 2 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HCM
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) 4G
1 1 (2.70%) DAB
1 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.70%) GPRS
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) IPv6
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) LoadRunner
2 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
3 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
4 9 (24.32%) JIRA
4 9 (24.32%) JMeter
5 8 (21.62%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.81%) Protractor
7 3 (8.11%) Bugzilla
7 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 3 (8.11%) Gatling
7 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
7 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.11%) Maven
7 3 (8.11%) NetBeans
7 3 (8.11%) Subversion
7 3 (8.11%) TestLink
8 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (13.51%) Digital Economy
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
2 12 (32.43%) Test Manager
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Tester
4 6 (16.22%) HR Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Manager
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Environment Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Test Environment Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Android Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Behat
3 1 (2.70%) WAP
3 1 (2.70%) WML
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Test Strategy
2 26 (70.27%) Test Automation
3 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
4 16 (43.24%) Functional Testing
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (37.84%) Defect Management
6 13 (35.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
10 8 (21.62%) Open Source
11 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (13.51%) Issue Tracking
13 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
13 5 (13.51%) User Stories
14 4 (10.81%) People Management
14 4 (10.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C
4 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
4 9 (24.32%) VB
5 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
2 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Facebook
4 1 (2.70%) Workday
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