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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 100 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 35 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 1.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 7
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,075 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1765 1889 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.77% 84.33% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1564 1356
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Watford -1 6 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Potters Bar - 6 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £26,500 -20.89%
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (79.17%) Finance
2 52 (72.22%) Automated Testing
3 50 (69.44%) Selenium
4 39 (54.17%) ISTQB
5 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (52.78%) SQL
5 38 (52.78%) JIRA
6 36 (50.00%) ISEB
7 35 (48.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (40.28%) QA
9 27 (37.50%) Banking
10 26 (36.11%) MS Visio
10 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
10 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
11 18 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 18 (25.00%) Scrum
12 17 (23.61%) Cucumber
13 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
14 13 (18.06%) Test Management
14 13 (18.06%) WebDriver
15 10 (13.89%) Java
15 10 (13.89%) Ruby
15 10 (13.89%) SDLC
16 9 (12.50%) Defect Management
16 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
16 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
16 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
17 8 (11.11%) Oracle
18 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing

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 2 (2.78%) Confluence
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
1 26 (36.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (69.44%) Selenium
2 38 (52.78%) JIRA
3 17 (23.61%) Cucumber
4 13 (18.06%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 6 (8.33%) Robot Framework
6 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.94%) Subversion
7 4 (5.56%) Appium
8 2 (2.78%) Calabash
8 2 (2.78%) JBehave
8 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.78%) JMeter
8 2 (2.78%) JUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Maven
8 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.78%) TestRail
8 2 (2.78%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 57 (79.17%) Finance
2 27 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Analyst
1 45 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 22 (30.56%) Automation Test Analyst
3 20 (27.78%) Manual Test Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Tester
5 7 (9.72%) QA Leader
6 6 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) QA Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Software Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Manual Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Gherkin
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (2.78%) RESTful
2 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 2 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Automated Testing
2 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (48.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (25.00%) Scrum
4 18 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.06%) Test Management
7 10 (13.89%) SDLC
8 9 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Coaching
9 7 (9.72%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.94%) BDD
10 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.94%) TDD
10 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Java
2 10 (13.89%) Ruby
3 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) ISTQB
2 36 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (40.28%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
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