The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 40 42 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.39% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.00% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £62,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 246 300 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.35% 92.88% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 164 207 252
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Test Strategy
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) iPad
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter

Test Manager Skill Set
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 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Test Strategy
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA