The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 53 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.48% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
Test Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 270 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.47% 76.70% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 252 237 254
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Management
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Luton

Test Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) CMMI
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
1 6 (54.55%) BDD
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) CMMI
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft