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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 93 108 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 1.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.73% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 10
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1750 1736 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.19% 83.99% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1470 1356
Median salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -4 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Watford +8 12 £50,000 +4.16% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Harpenden +1 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 48 (70.59%) Finance
2 47 (69.12%) Selenium
3 46 (67.65%) Automated Testing
4 40 (58.82%) SQL
5 39 (57.35%) JIRA
6 38 (55.88%) ISTQB
7 35 (51.47%) ISEB
8 34 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (39.71%) Banking
11 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
11 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
11 26 (38.24%) MS Visio
12 19 (27.94%) QA
13 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 17 (25.00%) Scrum
14 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
15 14 (20.59%) Cucumber
16 13 (19.12%) Oracle
17 12 (17.65%) Ruby
18 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
19 9 (13.24%) Functional Testing
19 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
20 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
20 8 (11.76%) Java
20 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
20 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
21 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
21 7 (10.29%) Regression Testing
22 6 (8.82%) Subversion

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
1 26 (38.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (69.12%) Selenium
2 39 (57.35%) JIRA
3 14 (20.59%) Cucumber
4 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 5 (7.35%) Robot Framework
7 4 (5.88%) Appium
8 2 (2.94%) Calabash
8 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.94%) JMeter
8 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.94%) TestRail
9 1 (1.47%) Toad
9 1 (1.47%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (70.59%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Analyst
1 41 (60.29%) Test Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Automation Test Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Manual Test Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Tester
5 8 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 7 (10.29%) Manual Tester
7 6 (8.82%) QA Leader
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Software Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Statistics
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
1 6 (8.82%) Unix
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Automated Testing
2 34 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.00%) Scrum
4 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Functional Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.82%) Coaching
9 6 (8.82%) SDLC
9 6 (8.82%) Test Management
10 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Smoke Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) Ruby
3 8 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) ISTQB
2 35 (51.47%) ISEB
3 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
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