The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 55 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.06% 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.07% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 500 468 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.34% 80.55% 84.02%
Number of salaries quoted 408 400 294
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Test Management
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Watford

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Watford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Watford

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) Atlassian

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) JBehave
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
1 3 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) MuleSoft
2 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
2 3 (23.08%) WSO2
3 1 (7.69%) Snow