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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 46 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.47% 2.10% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.49% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +33.33%  
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 483 402 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.46% 84.45% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 386 343 344
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Watford region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) People Management
6 5 (35.71%) Confluence
7 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (28.57%) Fintech
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
8 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (21.43%) Release Management
8 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (21.43%) Google
8 3 (21.43%) Data Management
8 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Visio

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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) JBehave
4 1 (7.14%) Toad
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (14.29%) Head of QA
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Test
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fintech
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) People Management
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Data Management
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Release Management
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
2 3 (21.43%) WSO2
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Snow