Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 175
Rank change year-on-year - +175 -46
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 65 0 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.73% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 0 34
Reading median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £34,625 - £33,000
90th Percentile £60,625 - £55,500
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -26.83% -2.38% +15.38%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2025 3082 3939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.08% 87.98% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 2258 3072
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.03%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 56 (86.15%) Test Automation
2 55 (84.62%) ISTQB
3 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (81.54%) Test Strategy
4 52 (80.00%) Test Scripting
5 47 (72.31%) Java
6 44 (67.69%) Degree
7 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
7 39 (60.00%) WebDriver
7 39 (60.00%) Regression Testing
7 39 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (55.38%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (52.31%) SoapUI
10 30 (46.15%) LoadRunner
10 30 (46.15%) Risk Management
10 30 (46.15%) JMeter
10 30 (46.15%) Open Source
11 28 (43.08%) JIRA
11 28 (43.08%) Digital Economy
12 27 (41.54%) Functional Testing
13 25 (38.46%) HP
13 25 (38.46%) Linux
14 24 (36.92%) Client/Server
14 24 (36.92%) SQL
14 24 (36.92%) Shell Script
14 24 (36.92%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (36.92%) User Stories
14 24 (36.92%) Issue Tracking
15 21 (32.31%) Scenario Testing
15 21 (32.31%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (13.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
1 9 (13.85%) SQLPlus
2 5 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 34 (52.31%) SoapUI
3 30 (46.15%) JMeter
3 30 (46.15%) LoadRunner
4 28 (43.08%) JIRA
5 21 (32.31%) HP UFT
6 15 (23.08%) Selenium
7 9 (13.85%) eggPlant
7 9 (13.85%) JUnit
7 9 (13.85%) LoadUI
7 9 (13.85%) TestNG
7 9 (13.85%) Toad
8 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
8 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
8 6 (9.23%) IntelliJ
8 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
8 6 (9.23%) NetBeans
8 6 (9.23%) Subversion
8 6 (9.23%) TestLink
General
1 28 (43.08%) Digital Economy
2 9 (13.85%) Publishing
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Tester
2 24 (36.92%) Software Tester
3 17 (26.15%) Analyst
4 15 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) SAP Test Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.23%) QA Manager
6 6 (9.23%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.15%) QC Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Quality Manager
7 4 (6.15%) SAP Manager
7 4 (6.15%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Web Automation Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Web Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) SOAP
1 16 (24.62%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 36 (55.38%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (36.92%) Client/Server
4 11 (16.92%) Mobile App
5 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
5 6 (9.23%) Smart Meter
5 6 (9.23%) SWIFT
6 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (86.15%) Test Automation
2 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (81.54%) Test Strategy
3 52 (80.00%) Test Scripting
4 39 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 30 (46.15%) Open Source
5 30 (46.15%) Risk Management
6 27 (41.54%) Functional Testing
7 24 (36.92%) Issue Tracking
7 24 (36.92%) User Stories
8 21 (32.31%) Performance Testing
8 21 (32.31%) Scenario Testing
9 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (23.08%) BDD
10 15 (23.08%) TDD
11 14 (21.54%) ERP
11 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
11 14 (21.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (21.54%) Scrum
12 13 (20.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) Shell Script
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) C
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.31%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 44 (67.69%) Degree
3 39 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.62%) ISEB
9 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CCNA
10 1 (1.54%) CCNP
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.54%) MCP
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) HP
2 14 (21.54%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Ariba
3 5 (7.69%) Concur
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft