The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 40 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 22 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.19% 2.66% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 3.31% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 1
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
458 483 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.24% 80.23% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 361 421 322
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Functional 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 Watford region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) Java
3 28 (73.68%) Unix
3 28 (73.68%) HP UFT
3 28 (73.68%) QA
3 28 (73.68%) Selenium
4 27 (71.05%) Finance
4 27 (71.05%) Automation Testing
5 26 (68.42%) Scrum
6 24 (63.16%) Linux
7 23 (60.53%) SQL
8 22 (57.89%) C#
8 22 (57.89%) Python
9 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (36.84%) Regression Testing
11 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
11 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
12 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
12 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
12 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
13 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
13 10 (26.32%) BDD
13 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
13 10 (26.32%) TDD
14 9 (23.68%) JIRA
14 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
15 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
15 8 (21.05%) JUnit
15 8 (21.05%) Spring

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (73.68%) HP UFT
1 28 (73.68%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
3 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 9 (23.68%) JIRA
5 8 (21.05%) JUnit
5 8 (21.05%) Maven
6 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.63%) JMeter
8 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.63%) The Grinder
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Analyst
1 28 (73.68%) Test Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) QA Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) XML Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Payments Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
1 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 8 (21.05%) Spring
2 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Unix
2 24 (63.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Automation Testing
3 26 (68.42%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (36.84%) Regression Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 10 (26.32%) BDD
8 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (18.42%) Kanban
10 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) Python
4 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) AWK
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (73.68%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Atlassian
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
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