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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 147 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,350 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +3.09%
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
2325 2509 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.80% 95.25% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2079 1715
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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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 +5 2 £46,000 -33.09%
Borehamwood -8 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £52,500 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (43.75%) QA
2 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Retail
5 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Test Management
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) ERP
9 5 (15.63%) TestDirector
9 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
9 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
9 5 (15.63%) Change Control
10 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
10 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
11 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
11 3 (9.38%) NHS
11 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (9.38%) System Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) Coaching
11 3 (9.38%) People Management
11 3 (9.38%) TestLink
11 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) TestDirector
2 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) TestLink
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) JBehave
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) QADirector
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) ERP
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 5 (15.63%) Change Control
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (9.38%) System Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) People Management
10 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) hybris
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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