The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 56 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.31% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Test Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 237 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.97% 88.10% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 270 221 157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Management
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft