The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Luton region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 33 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.87% 1.20% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.32% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +6.00%

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
202 227 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.39% 91.16% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 161 179 239
Median salary £48,500 £46,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% +10.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) API Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) iPad
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) FMCG
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) JMeter
8 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) API Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA