The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 35 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.33% 0.64% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.69% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 246 291 329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.72% 93.27% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 164 199 203
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Test Management
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Luton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (66.67%) Testopia
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 6 (66.67%) Contract Management
2 6 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps

Test Management
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 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
1 6 (66.67%) JMeter
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Testopia
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Transition Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Contract Management
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 6 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CA Agile Central