The table below looks at the statistics for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 54 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.07% - 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% - 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £48,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual 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
449 447 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.89% 86.29% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 393 319 244
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 £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) QA
3 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Toad
3 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
3 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 9 (64.29%) PuTTY
4 9 (64.29%) Telnet
4 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 9 (64.29%) SSH
5 8 (57.14%) IBM
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) ISEB
9 3 (21.43%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 3 (21.43%) V-Model
9 3 (21.43%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) PuTTY
1 9 (64.29%) SSH
1 9 (64.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 10 (71.43%) Toad
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Test Analyst
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) QC Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) HP