The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 54 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.50% 0.96% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.05% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £48,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
377 381 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.01% 91.15% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 285 339 329
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Luton

Test Manager
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA