The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 89 90
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.99% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £55,000 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 - £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 - £57,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 590 847 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.35% 92.87% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 425 687 758
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Test Management in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +19 7 - - 1
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 14 (93.33%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (40.00%) People Management
4 6 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Release Management
4 6 (40.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (40.00%) Contract Management
4 6 (40.00%) Scorecard
4 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (40.00%) Testopia

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
1 6 (40.00%) JMeter
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) Testopia
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Manager
1 6 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Availability Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity and Availability Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (40.00%) Release Management
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
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