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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 71 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £46,000 £68,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
520 582 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.86% 96.20% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 378 437 213
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) TestLink
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) TestLink
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) hybris