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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 141 130 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.52% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.68% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 36
Average salary £39,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1531 1607 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.21% 75.77% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1219 1700
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £44,500 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £29,500 - 2
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) NUnit
8 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Development Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) VCP4
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans
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Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 9 days ago