The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 109 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.46% 1.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 4 £48,000 -36.00% 2
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Wiki
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 12 days ago