The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 143 138 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.040% 0.68% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.88% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 2
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1842 2056 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.12% 77.53% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1706 1584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (30.00%) Equities
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
1 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (30.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
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