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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 73 90 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 71 65 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.15% 2.52% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 2.95% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67 49 21
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1959 2204 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.87% 85.56% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1762 1531
Median salary £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 26 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Watford -12 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Broxbourne - 9 £22,500 -
Stevenage -5 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £47,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (64.55%) QA
3 65 (59.09%) Selenium
4 52 (47.27%) WebDriver
5 47 (42.73%) ISTQB
6 37 (33.64%) JIRA
7 34 (30.91%) Scrum
8 33 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 32 (29.09%) BDD
9 32 (29.09%) TDD
10 29 (26.36%) Test Scripting
11 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
12 23 (20.91%) Test Strategy
12 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
13 20 (18.18%) ISEB
14 19 (17.27%) C#
14 19 (17.27%) SQL
14 19 (17.27%) .NET
14 19 (17.27%) Finance
15 18 (16.36%) Java
16 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
16 17 (15.45%) Cucumber
17 16 (14.55%) Gherkin
17 16 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (14.55%) Stress Testing
17 16 (14.55%) Scalability Testing
17 16 (14.55%) Performance Testing
17 16 (14.55%) Automated Testing
17 16 (14.55%) MS Excel

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 14 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.82%) Confluence
3 6 (5.45%) CMS
3 6 (5.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (59.09%) Selenium
2 52 (47.27%) WebDriver
3 37 (33.64%) JIRA
4 17 (15.45%) Cucumber
4 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
5 14 (12.73%) JUnit
5 14 (12.73%) Maven
5 14 (12.73%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.18%) Robot Framework
7 8 (7.27%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.36%) HP UFT
8 7 (6.36%) JBehave
9 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.55%) Subversion
10 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.73%) Fiddler
11 3 (2.73%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.73%) Mockito
11 3 (2.73%) Moq
11 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Analyst
1 45 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Tester
3 22 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 17 (15.45%) Software Tester
5 16 (14.55%) QA Team Leader
5 16 (14.55%) Team Leader
6 15 (13.64%) Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Software Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
9 8 (7.27%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.45%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.45%) Technical Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Development Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) .NET
2 16 (14.55%) Gherkin
3 14 (12.73%) Hibernate
3 14 (12.73%) RESTful
3 14 (12.73%) Spring
4 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (8.18%) Middleware
5 9 (8.18%) MSMQ
5 9 (8.18%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.45%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (4.55%) XML
8 4 (3.64%) HTML
9 3 (2.73%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.73%) HTML5
9 3 (2.73%) Ninject
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.82%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.82%) Node.js
10 2 (1.82%) Velocity
11 1 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.91%) BBC
1 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Linux
1 7 (6.36%) Unix
2 2 (1.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) Scrum
3 33 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 32 (29.09%) BDD
4 32 (29.09%) TDD
5 29 (26.36%) Test Scripting
6 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
7 23 (20.91%) Test Strategy
8 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.55%) Automated Testing
9 16 (14.55%) Performance Testing
9 16 (14.55%) Scalability Testing
9 16 (14.55%) Stress Testing
10 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 14 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (12.73%) Kanban
11 14 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
11 14 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (10.91%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) C#
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) Java
3 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.36%) Python
4 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) ISTQB
2 20 (18.18%) ISEB
3 16 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (64.55%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) PMO
3 1 (0.91%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Virgin Media
3 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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