The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 89 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.30% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
911 837 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.94% 76.65% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 786 763 570
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Management
East of England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Luton -7 9 £49,250 -17.91%
Bedford - 5 £34,000 - 1
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) QA
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) ISEB
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) FogBugz
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Coordinator
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) CMMI
7 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
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