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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank - 99 91
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.01% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £41,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
930 958 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.35% 80.37% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 764 871 777
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA