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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 138 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.37% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.50% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 33
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1837 1399 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.71% 74.77% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1069 2000
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 £61,000 £67,500
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -18 4 £22,000 -48.23% 1
Royston - 4 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) QA
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (26.92%) Selenium
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) ISEB
7 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) UNIX
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) Java
9 3 (11.54%) C++
9 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) CSS
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) IBM
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) QA Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Junior
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Development Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.85%) B2B
9 1 (3.85%) B2C
9 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
2 3 (11.54%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) IBM
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
Watford
People Source
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago