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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 46 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.69% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £48,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Functional Testing
Hertfordshire

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
447 455 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.11% 87.00% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 394 325 243
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (96.15%) QA
3 22 (84.62%) Regression Testing
4 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
5 18 (69.23%) Unix
6 17 (65.38%) Java
6 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
6 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
8 12 (46.15%) IBM
9 11 (42.31%) HP
9 11 (42.31%) Scrum
9 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
9 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
10 10 (38.46%) Finance
10 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
11 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
12 8 (30.77%) SSH
12 8 (30.77%) Selenium
12 8 (30.77%) PuTTY
12 8 (30.77%) Telnet
12 8 (30.77%) Toad
13 7 (26.92%) MS Office
13 7 (26.92%) XML
13 7 (26.92%) Project Management
13 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
13 7 (26.92%) Test Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) PuTTY
1 8 (30.77%) SSH
1 8 (30.77%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
2 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 8 (30.77%) Selenium
3 8 (30.77%) Toad
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) XML Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Regression Testing
2 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Test Management
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (96.15%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 8583
2 2 (7.69%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) IBM
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
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