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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 51 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.25% 1.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £53,750 -
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
391 335 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.83% 95.71% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 310 293 357
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,529 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft