The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 88 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.89% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 7
Median salary - £86,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +79.16%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 1120 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.52% 97.48% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 713 858 1133
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 3 - - 1
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Testing
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 4 (36.36%) Rally
5 4 (36.36%) Testopia
5 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
1 4 (36.36%) Testopia
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Testing
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Rally
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu