Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 232 248
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 65 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.75% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 50 91
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £56,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% -1.30% +10.05%
10th Percentile £45,476 £47,375 £46,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £72,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5980 8326 10623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 6524 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Berkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Berkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Berkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 +47 10 £60,000 -0.83%
Wokingham - 1 £50,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (41.67%) GIS
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SAP
5 5 (41.67%) ERP
5 5 (41.67%) Ariba
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (41.67%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Concur
5 5 (41.67%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (33.33%) Digital Economy
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (16.67%) Groovy

Test Manager Skill Set
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 5 (41.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (16.67%) JBehave
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) TestNG
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Economy
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (41.67%) ERP
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Groovy
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Ariba
1 5 (41.67%) Concur
1 5 (41.67%) SAP