The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.97% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 429 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.31% 97.72% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 367 326 337
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 £27,248 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Watford region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Watford

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Watford region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Banking
4 10 (55.56%) QA
4 10 (55.56%) Test Management
5 9 (50.00%) CMMI
5 9 (50.00%) Six Sigma
6 8 (44.44%) ISEB
6 8 (44.44%) System Testing
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) Retail
8 6 (33.33%) Content Management
8 6 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) SOAP
8 6 (33.33%) XML
8 6 (33.33%) UNIX
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (33.33%) People Management
8 6 (33.33%) REST
8 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) TestNG
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Test Management
3 9 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 9 (50.00%) CMMI
4 8 (44.44%) System Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (33.33%) Content Management
6 6 (33.33%) People Management
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) hybris