Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.76% 1.82% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.90% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Luton median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -34.38% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 388 686 604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 96.08% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 279 579 517
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,500 £75,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 18 November 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Presales
2 6 (85.71%) People Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Transformation
2 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Testopia
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Data Transformation
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) People Management
2 6 (85.71%) Presales
2 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central