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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 97 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
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
1894 1843 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.88% 84.58% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1531 1656
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford +5 15 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 13 - -
Stevenage +2 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Borehamwood -7 2 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £26,500 -47.00%
Royston 0 1 £42,500 -
Harpenden -6 1 - -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 39 (62.90%) Selenium
2 37 (59.68%) JIRA
3 36 (58.06%) Finance
4 35 (56.45%) Automated Testing
4 35 (56.45%) SQL
5 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (43.55%) ISEB
7 26 (41.94%) ISTQB
8 19 (30.65%) Scrum
9 18 (29.03%) Banking
9 18 (29.03%) QA
9 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
10 17 (27.42%) Oracle
11 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
11 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 16 (25.81%) MS Visio
12 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
12 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
12 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
12 15 (24.19%) Automation Testing
13 13 (20.97%) Ruby
13 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
14 11 (17.74%) Linux
14 11 (17.74%) Functional Testing
15 10 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (16.13%) WebDriver
15 10 (16.13%) Windows
16 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
17 8 (12.90%) 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 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
1 16 (25.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (62.90%) Selenium
2 37 (59.68%) JIRA
3 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.13%) WebDriver
5 8 (12.90%) HP UFT
5 8 (12.90%) Subversion
6 6 (9.68%) Robot Framework
7 5 (8.06%) Appium
7 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.84%) Calabash
8 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.23%) JMeter
9 2 (3.23%) TestRail
10 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 36 (58.06%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
1 29 (46.77%) Test Analyst
2 20 (32.26%) Tester
3 14 (22.58%) Automation Test Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Software Tester
4 13 (20.97%) Manual Tester
5 11 (17.74%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) QA Leader
6 6 (9.68%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.06%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software QA Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.23%) REST
2 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Automated Testing
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Scrum
4 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Automation Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
5 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.74%) Functional Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Coaching
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Test Management
11 4 (6.45%) BDD
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.45%) SDLC
11 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) ISEB
2 26 (41.94%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) IBM