Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Test Manager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 168 174
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.33% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 28
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% +0.96%
10th Percentile £49,970 £51,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £66,875 £70,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,456 2,916 4,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.43% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 2,153 3,434
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,850 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Reading

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Reading

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (50.00%) GIS
5 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (50.00%) ERP
5 5 (50.00%) Ariba
5 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Concur
6 4 (40.00%) Digital Economy
6 4 (40.00%) Cyber Resilience
7 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (20.00%) Validation
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (20.00%) CMMI

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) JBehave
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) TestNG
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Digital Economy
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (50.00%) ERP
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Cyber Resilience
6 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (20.00%) CMMI
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Ariba
2 5 (50.00%) Concur