The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 55 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.44% 4.95% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 5.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Average salary £48,750 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 278 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.64% 98.23% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 249 271 185
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft