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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 94 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.18% 1.21% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £48,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,388 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -0.26%
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
937 934 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.28% 80.52% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 804 807 783
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 7 July 2015. 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
Luton -4 2 - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA