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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 45 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.16% 0.58% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.68% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -5.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,715 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +5.21%
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
288 296 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.48% 86.30% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 182 271 358
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Luton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA