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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 111 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.75% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.05% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 34
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
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
1653 2101 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.29% 85.51% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1813 1650
Median salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -5 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Stevenage -9 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Watford +7 1 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 - -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) Line Management
4 21 (30.00%) JIRA
5 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 20 (28.57%) QA
6 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 18 (25.71%) C
7 18 (25.71%) SQL
8 17 (24.29%) Project Management
8 17 (24.29%) BDD
9 16 (22.86%) Oracle
9 16 (22.86%) Degree
9 16 (22.86%) TDD
10 15 (21.43%) C#
10 15 (21.43%) C++
10 15 (21.43%) Linux
10 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (20.00%) Embedded C++
11 14 (20.00%) Electronics
12 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
12 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
12 13 (18.57%) MSMQ
12 13 (18.57%) Java
12 13 (18.57%) .NET
12 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.57%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (17.14%) Embedded C
13 12 (17.14%) Finance

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 5 (7.14%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 5 (7.14%) RavenDB
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Informix
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) JIRA
2 11 (15.71%) Selenium
3 7 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 5 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.14%) NUnit
6 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.43%) Appium
8 1 (1.43%) Calabash
8 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (20.00%) Electronics
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) .NET Developer
2 13 (18.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Technical Leader
3 12 (17.14%) Tester
4 11 (15.71%) Lead .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Lead C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Lead Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Scrum Master
4 11 (15.71%) Technical Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
1 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
1 13 (18.57%) MSMQ
1 13 (18.57%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (15.71%) Middleware
2 11 (15.71%) Velocity
2 11 (15.71%) XML
2 11 (15.71%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) SOAP
4 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.14%) Ajax
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.14%) CSS
4 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
4 5 (7.14%) JSON
4 5 (7.14%) SignalR
4 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) NHS
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) Line Management
4 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 19 (27.14%) Scrum
6 17 (24.29%) BDD
6 17 (24.29%) Project Management
7 16 (22.86%) TDD
8 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (17.14%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (11.43%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
14 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (7.14%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.14%) SDLC
14 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) C
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) C++
3 14 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 13 (18.57%) Java
5 12 (17.14%) Embedded C
6 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.29%) Python
9 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.86%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.43%) Ada
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.71%) ISEB
4 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) HP
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Intel
5 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
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