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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 132 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £75,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
1921 2052 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.01% 79.91% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1691 1379
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Borehamwood - 5 £27,500 - 1
Rickmansworth -10 4 £43,500 -5.94%
Watford +2 3 £27,500 -37.50%
Royston - 2 £38,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 £21,500 -15.68%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (86.96%) QA
2 16 (69.57%) Automated Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) ISEB
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) HP UFT
6 10 (43.48%) Degree
6 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (43.48%) System Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
7 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) MS Office
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) UNIX
8 8 (34.78%) Selenium
9 7 (30.43%) Time Management
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
11 5 (21.74%) LabVIEW
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) JIRA
11 5 (21.74%) C
11 5 (21.74%) C++
12 4 (17.39%) Java

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) HP UFT
2 8 (34.78%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) LabVIEW
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
1 16 (69.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) QA Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) QA Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Automated Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (43.48%) System Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
4 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 7 (30.43%) Time Management
6 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) SDLC
11 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
11 1 (4.35%) V-Model
11 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C
2 5 (21.74%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
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