Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 195 191
Rank change year-on-year +45 -4 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 26
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £66,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +20.91% +23.60%
10th Percentile £47,250 £62,250 £48,125
90th Percentile £57,750 £70,750 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year - -9.80% +34.21%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2389 3573 4604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.07% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 2870 3299
Reading median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Reading region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA