The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 115 165
Rank change year-on-year -22 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 9 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% 1.09% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.24% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 5
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £36,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £67,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1852 2009 2486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.73% 87.20% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1646 1962
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Test Management in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -13 9 £80,000 +60.00%
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
3 12 (52.17%) QA
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
5 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
6 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 8 (34.78%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Confluence
9 5 (21.74%) People Management
10 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
10 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 4 (17.39%) Fintech
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
11 3 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (13.04%) Release Management
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) JBehave
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) QA Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Test Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 3 (13.04%) QA Test Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Head of QA
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Test
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Fintech
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
5 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 5 (21.74%) People Management
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) MuleSoft
2 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
2 3 (13.04%) WSO2
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Snow