The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 113 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 32 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.40% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.49% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 12
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1777 1644 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.20% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1277 1154
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 6 £48,000 -
Harpenden - 5 £55,000 -
Borehamwood - 4 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £35,000 -
Royston +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertford - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (58.49%) Automated Testing
2 27 (50.94%) QA
3 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (43.40%) SQL
5 21 (39.62%) Java
5 21 (39.62%) JIRA
5 21 (39.62%) Selenium
6 20 (37.74%) Functional Testing
7 16 (30.19%) Oracle
8 15 (28.30%) HP UFT
8 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
8 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
9 14 (26.42%) C#
10 13 (24.53%) ISEB
10 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
10 13 (24.53%) Finance
10 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
10 13 (24.53%) Scrum
10 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
10 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
11 12 (22.64%) Unix
11 12 (22.64%) CRM
12 11 (20.75%) Toad
12 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
12 11 (20.75%) Web Services
13 10 (18.87%) XML
13 10 (18.87%) HP
13 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) PuTTY
1 9 (16.98%) SSH
1 9 (16.98%) Telnet
2 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) JIRA
1 21 (39.62%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) HP UFT
3 11 (20.75%) Toad
4 9 (16.98%) JMeter
5 7 (13.21%) Fiddler
5 7 (13.21%) MSTest
5 7 (13.21%) NCover
5 7 (13.21%) NUnit
6 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.43%) Appium
8 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
8 4 (7.55%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (7.55%) NCrunch
8 4 (7.55%) Subversion
8 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
9 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 24 (45.28%) Test Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Tester
4 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (18.87%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (18.87%) Software Tester
6 9 (16.98%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (16.98%) Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
7 7 (13.21%) QA Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) QA Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Test Leader
9 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (9.43%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) XML
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) REST
3 9 (16.98%) SOAP
4 7 (13.21%) .NET
4 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.21%) Ajax
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (13.21%) CSS
4 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
4 7 (13.21%) HTML5
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) JSON
4 7 (13.21%) MSMQ
4 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (13.21%) RESTful
4 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (13.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Automated Testing
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Functional Testing
4 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
4 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
5 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
6 12 (22.64%) CRM
7 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (13.21%) MVC
10 7 (13.21%) SDLC
10 7 (13.21%) Test Management
11 6 (11.32%) BDD
11 6 (11.32%) ERP
11 6 (11.32%) System Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
1 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) Verint
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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