The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 124 122
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.77% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.87% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 22
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% -8.52%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1040 1725 2109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.53% 88.19% 86.86%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1389 1389
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Test Management
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Reading

Test Management
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB