The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 94 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.35% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
Test Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
936 779 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.76% 81.74% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 760 717 719
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £37,500 -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (33.33%) Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) Web Development
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (33.33%) People Management
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Line Management
8 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
3 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) People Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft