Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 180 244
Rank change year-on-year -34 +64 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 42 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.37% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 55 43
Berkshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £34,550 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £59,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -3.74%

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 5,717 5,332 7,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.85% 87.52% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,548 4,188 6,037
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -47 13 £45,000 +16.13% 4
Maidenhead -29 12 £55,000 -8.33%
Slough +1 7 £29,500 -
Bracknell - 5 £60,000 -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
2 16 (38.10%) QA
3 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) Quality Management
5 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
6 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (23.81%) Project Management
6 10 (23.81%) ITIL
6 10 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 9 (21.43%) HP
7 9 (21.43%) Release Management
8 8 (19.05%) HP ALM
8 8 (19.05%) Remedy
8 8 (19.05%) Unix
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 8 (19.05%) JIRA
9 7 (16.67%) Logistics
9 7 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (14.29%) Value Proposition
10 6 (14.29%) Due Diligence
10 6 (14.29%) Service Design
10 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (14.29%) 802.1X

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 6 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP HCM
1 3 (7.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) 2G
1 6 (14.29%) 3G
1 6 (14.29%) 802.15
1 6 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
1 6 (14.29%) ICMP
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
1 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (14.29%) Wireless
1 6 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Test Manager
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (7.14%) HR Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.38%) Robotics
2 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Unix
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
2 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
3 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Quality Management
4 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
5 10 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 10 (23.81%) Project Management
5 10 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Release Management
7 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 7 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (16.67%) Logistics
9 6 (14.29%) Due Diligence
9 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 6 (14.29%) Service Design
9 6 (14.29%) System Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.29%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) HP
2 8 (19.05%) Remedy
3 6 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft