Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 102
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 6 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.62% 1.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 2
Watford median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +0.92% -16.15%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £69,300
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.67% -5.88%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 835 917 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.82% 89.73% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 687 783 749
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Fintech
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) SDET
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Head of QA
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Test
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) People Management
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDET
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian