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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 95 104 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 44 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.05% 2.05% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.42% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 26
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1905 1859 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.94% 84.54% 82.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1545 1652
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
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%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Harpenden +2 14 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Watford -17 7 £27,500 -42.70% 2
Broxbourne - 7 £22,500 - 2
Stevenage +6 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £27,500 -40.54%
Hertford -8 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £47,500 - 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) QA
3 31 (46.97%) Selenium
4 30 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 21 (31.82%) JIRA
6 17 (25.76%) Test Scripting
7 15 (22.73%) C#
7 15 (22.73%) .NET
7 15 (22.73%) ISEB
8 14 (21.21%) WebDriver
8 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 14 (21.21%) Automation Testing
9 13 (19.70%) BDD
9 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
9 13 (19.70%) Scrum
9 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) MSMQ
10 12 (18.18%) Middleware
10 12 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (18.18%) ZeroMQ
10 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
11 11 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (16.67%) TDD
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Robot Framework
13 8 (12.12%) Performance Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Stress Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Scalability Testing

Software 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 (4.55%) Confluence
1 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Selenium
2 21 (31.82%) JIRA
3 14 (21.21%) WebDriver
4 8 (12.12%) Robot Framework
5 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.55%) Appium
8 3 (4.55%) Calabash
8 3 (4.55%) JUnit
8 3 (4.55%) Maven
8 3 (4.55%) Subversion
9 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.52%) JBehave
10 1 (1.52%) NUnit
10 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) QA Leader
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Test Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Technical Leader
3 15 (22.73%) Tester
4 12 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 12 (18.18%) Technical Developer
5 11 (16.67%) QA Team Leader
5 11 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
7 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Lead C# Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Software Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Junior
10 3 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.18%) Middleware
3 12 (18.18%) MSMQ
3 12 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (18.18%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.55%) RESTful
5 3 (4.55%) Spring
5 3 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 2 (3.03%) Velocity
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.52%) jQuery
7 1 (1.52%) JSON
7 1 (1.52%) Node.js
7 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.52%) BBC
2 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.52%) NHS
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Test Scripting
3 14 (21.21%) Automation Testing
4 13 (19.70%) BDD
4 13 (19.70%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
5 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
7 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Scalability Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Stress Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Coaching
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) C#
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.58%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.73%) ISEB
3 11 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (53.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago