The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 121 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.35% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.37% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 20
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,100 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £60,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2258 1891 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.52% 95.36% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 1557 2418
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 12 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £40,000 -
Borehamwood -1 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Test Management
3 12 (37.50%) ISEB
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 11 (34.38%) QA
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) UNIX
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Six Sigma
9 6 (18.75%) CMMI
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) Internet
10 5 (15.63%) Retail
10 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (15.63%) Wireless

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
1 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (15.63%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) JMeter
2 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) REST
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Test Management
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Test Planning
6 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Six Sigma
6 6 (18.75%) CMMI
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) People Management
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Content Management
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft