Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 98 120
Rank change year-on-year +22 +22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.45% 1.38% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.45% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 12
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £59,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -17.93% +85.90%
10th Percentile £48,500 £35,000 £54,875
90th Percentile £49,500 £70,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.91% -12.00% +28.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 851 1,383 1,758
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.38% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1,211 1,574
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Bedfordshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +22 4 £49,000 -16.60%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (100.00%) People Management
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Presales

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) People Management
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB