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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 151 147 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
2293 2374 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.30% 95.88% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1974 1590
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 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Stevenage - 1 £52,500 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Bugzilla
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) TestLink
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
6 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
6 3 (15.79%) NHS
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Bugzilla
1 4 (21.05%) TestLink
2 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) QADirector
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) HP