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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 55 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.09% - 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £65,000 - £45,750
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
561 340 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.57% 92.64% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 259
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Test Management
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 6 (37.50%) CMMI
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) People Management
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) HTML

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 2 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 6 (37.50%) CMMI
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc