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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 146 142 144
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.044% 0.83% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.86% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 5
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -44.24%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2150 2201 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.30% 96.66% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1791 1956
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 1 £52,500 +14.13%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) QA
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) SAP