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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 50 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.51% 1.71% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.03% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
344 395 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.98% 84.58% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 301 313 229
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
2 2 (66.67%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA