The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 137 161
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £48,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2017 2196 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.11% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1831 2237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 -6 8 £72,500 +3.57%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
4 16 (55.17%) Finance
4 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (51.72%) QA
6 13 (44.83%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Selenium
7 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
7 11 (37.93%) BDD
8 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
9 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 8 (27.59%) Test Management
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Java
11 7 (24.14%) JBehave
11 7 (24.14%) Confluence
11 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
12 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
13 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
13 5 (17.24%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
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 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) JBehave
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
6 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
6 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (13.79%) JUnit
6 4 (13.79%) Maven
6 4 (13.79%) Mockito
6 4 (13.79%) Moq
6 4 (13.79%) Robot Framework
6 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
7 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
7 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
7 3 (10.34%) TestDirector
7 3 (10.34%) TestLink
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Gherkin
2 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.79%) RESTful
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
4 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (44.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (37.93%) BDD
7 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Test Management
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
10 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Snow