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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 116 130 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 0.88% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.04% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 11
Median salary £30,500 £42,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1737 2011 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.08% 84.71% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1741 1591
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Letchworth - 8 £30,500 -
Royston -5 5 £42,500 -
St Albans +11 3 £45,000 +21.62%
Watford -2 2 £31,250 -28.57%
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Borehamwood +7 1 £27,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
4 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Selenium
7 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 5 (16.67%) Ruby
9 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) HP
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Coaching

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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Robot Framework
5 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Appium
6 1 (3.33%) Calabash
6 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Tester
2 12 (40.00%) Manual Tester
2 12 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
1 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
2 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) People Management
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) V-Model
9 2 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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