Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 224 280
Rank change year-on-year -8 +56 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 43 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.76% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 29
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £60,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -3.23%

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 6,044 5,817 8,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.96% 86.46% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,862 4,574 6,706
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +12 24 £40,250 +0.63% 1
Windsor +13 7 £55,000 +1.85%
Maidenhead -33 5 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Bracknell - 4 £58,750 -
Slough +9 1 £47,500 +7.95%
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
3 14 (32.56%) QA
3 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) SDLC
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
7 9 (20.93%) HP
7 9 (20.93%) HP ALM
8 8 (18.60%) Defect Management
8 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Unix
8 8 (18.60%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
9 7 (16.28%) Banking
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
9 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
10 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
10 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.95%) Quality Management
10 6 (13.95%) JIRA
10 6 (13.95%) Selenium
11 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Scrum

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP HCM
1 3 (6.98%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
1 6 (13.95%) Selenium
1 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
2 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Test Manager
2 11 (25.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (2.33%) HR Manager
7 1 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) W3C
2 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Robotics
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
2 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (27.91%) SDLC
4 11 (25.58%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) Defect Management
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
7 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.95%) Quality Management
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.63%) System Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Remedy
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft