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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 66 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 0.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
546 502 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 96.91% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 484 367 324
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) TestLink
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 2 (66.67%) TestLink
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP