The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 141 126 144
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 11
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -0.50%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2094 2425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 94.15% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 1653 1960
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Manager
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 - 4 £68,750 -
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) EPoS
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc