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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 116 134 153
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.100% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 3
Average salary £36,000 £87,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.85% +16.66%
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
1974 2004 2513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.27% 95.84% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1544 2122
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 £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £36,000 -
Watford - 5 £51,250 -
Hitchin - 3 - -
Hertford - 2 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (54.35%) QA
2 22 (47.83%) Finance
3 20 (43.48%) Degree
4 18 (39.13%) Test Management
4 18 (39.13%) Test Strategy
4 18 (39.13%) Project Management
5 15 (32.61%) Retail
5 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Banking
7 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
8 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 9 (19.57%) CMMI
9 9 (19.57%) ISEB
9 9 (19.57%) Six Sigma
9 9 (19.57%) People Management
9 9 (19.57%) System Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Change Control
10 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) MySQL
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) HTML
11 7 (15.22%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (13.04%) REST
12 6 (13.04%) SOAP
12 6 (13.04%) UNIX

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (13.04%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) LTE
3 1 (2.17%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) TestNG
3 1 (2.17%) JBehave
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.17%) TestLink
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Retail
3 11 (23.91%) Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Flash
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Project Management
1 18 (39.13%) Test Management
1 18 (39.13%) Test Strategy
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Six Sigma
4 9 (19.57%) CMMI
4 9 (19.57%) People Management
4 9 (19.57%) System Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Change Control
6 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.04%) Content Management
8 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.52%) ITIL
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.57%) ISEB
4 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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