The median annual salary for a Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Test Manager
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.94% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 210 285 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 99.06% 96.61% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 121 235 356
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager 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 in Luton.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Luton

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (66.67%) Testopia
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Contract Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree

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