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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 143 141 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.24% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.32% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 33
Average salary £46,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.70% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
1659 1868 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.67% 74.90% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1464 1736
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 3 £47,500 -
St Albans -12 2 £32,250 +40.21%
Royston - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (94.12%) Automated Testing
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) System Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) C#

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) NUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Automated Testing
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
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