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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 111 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 1.40% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.65% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 28
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1744 2004 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.81% 85.17% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1723 1590
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 £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -8 12 £45,000 -21.73%
St Albans +11 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford -8 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) JIRA
3 17 (35.42%) QA
3 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
4 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 13 (27.08%) Selenium
6 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Line Management
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) C#
8 10 (20.83%) MSMQ
8 10 (20.83%) Middleware
8 10 (20.83%) BDD
8 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (20.83%) ZeroMQ
9 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 9 (18.75%) TDD
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) ISEB
10 8 (16.67%) C
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (4.17%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.08%) Informix
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) JIRA
2 13 (27.08%) Selenium
3 5 (10.42%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (8.33%) Robot Framework
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
6 2 (4.17%) NUnit
6 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Appium
7 1 (2.08%) Calabash
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) QA Leader
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Leader
3 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Lead .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Lead C# Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Lead Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Technical Developer
4 8 (16.67%) QA Team Leader
4 8 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 7 (14.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum Master
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
1 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.83%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) MSMQ
2 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (20.83%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (14.58%) Velocity
4 4 (8.33%) SOAP
4 4 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) Ajax
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) JSON
6 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Line Management
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.42%) SDLC
10 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.33%) Coaching
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) C#
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C
3 7 (14.58%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
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