The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 77 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 63 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.90% 1.59% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.93% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 28
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +62.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,700 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
Watford +18 24 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Harpenden - 14 £57,500 -
Borehamwood - 10 £28,500 - 1
Stevenage -1 4 £35,000 -
Tring - 3 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +7 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Hertford - 1 £30,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 68 (66.02%) SQL
2 44 (42.72%) C#
3 40 (38.83%) .NET
3 40 (38.83%) Automated Testing
3 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
4 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) MVC
6 35 (33.98%) QA
7 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
8 29 (28.16%) .NET Framework
9 28 (27.18%) HTML
10 27 (26.21%) OO
11 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
11 26 (25.24%) XML
11 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
12 25 (24.27%) Scrum
13 24 (23.30%) Java
14 23 (22.33%) Subversion
14 23 (22.33%) WCF
14 23 (22.33%) PowerShell
14 23 (22.33%) TeamCity
14 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (22.33%) HTML5
14 23 (22.33%) Entity Framework
14 23 (22.33%) Ninject
14 23 (22.33%) NServiceBus
14 23 (22.33%) SignalR
14 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (21.36%) Functional Testing
15 22 (21.36%) Oracle

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (22.33%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (6.80%) PuTTY
2 7 (6.80%) SSH
2 7 (6.80%) Telnet
3 3 (2.91%) VoIP
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) MongoDB
2 17 (16.50%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.50%) RavenDB
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Subversion
1 23 (22.33%) TeamCity
2 22 (21.36%) Visual Studio
3 21 (20.39%) JIRA
4 17 (16.50%) Fiddler
4 17 (16.50%) NUnit
5 13 (12.62%) HP UFT
5 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (9.71%) Selenium
7 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.80%) Toad
8 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.97%) JBehave
10 1 (0.97%) JMeter
10 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.97%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (19.42%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.59%) Finance
3 9 (8.74%) Retail
4 8 (7.77%) Banking
5 7 (6.80%) Electronics
6 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Developer
2 31 (30.10%) Software Engineer
3 29 (28.16%) .NET Developer
4 28 (27.18%) Analyst
5 25 (24.27%) Test Analyst
6 23 (22.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (22.33%) C# Developer
7 19 (18.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (18.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 19 (18.45%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (18.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 19 (18.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (17.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 18 (17.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.83%) .NET
2 29 (28.16%) .NET Framework
3 28 (27.18%) HTML
4 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
4 26 (25.24%) XML
5 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (22.33%) Entity Framework
5 23 (22.33%) HTML5
5 23 (22.33%) Ninject
5 23 (22.33%) SignalR
5 23 (22.33%) WCF
6 20 (19.42%) CSS
6 20 (19.42%) jQuery
7 18 (17.48%) JSON
7 18 (17.48%) MSMQ
8 17 (16.50%) Ajax
8 17 (16.50%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (16.50%) Razor View Engine
8 17 (16.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) IVR
3 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.97%) Economics
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Unix
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 9 (8.74%) Windows
4 8 (7.77%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Automated Testing
1 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
2 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.95%) MVC
4 27 (26.21%) OO
5 25 (24.27%) Scrum
6 22 (21.36%) Functional Testing
7 19 (18.45%) BDD
7 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (17.48%) TDD
9 17 (16.50%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (16.50%) Project Management
9 17 (16.50%) Regression Testing
9 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
10 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
10 15 (14.56%) Test Scripting
11 14 (13.59%) Embedded Software Development
12 12 (11.65%) DevOps
12 12 (11.65%) Validation
13 11 (10.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.02%) SQL
2 44 (42.72%) C#
3 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
4 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.30%) Java
6 23 (22.33%) PowerShell
7 14 (13.59%) C
7 14 (13.59%) C++
7 14 (13.59%) Embedded C++
7 14 (13.59%) VB
8 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.77%) VB6
11 7 (6.80%) Python
12 1 (0.97%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) ISEB
3 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.94%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) IBM
4 7 (6.80%) HP
4 7 (6.80%) Intel
5 6 (5.83%) Telerik
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Verint
7 1 (0.97%) Sun
7 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.97%) webMethods
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