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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 66 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.54% 0.19% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.22% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
480 451 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.05% 84.46% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 382 316 207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,400 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Toad
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) Telnet
2 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (54.55%) SSH
2 6 (54.55%) PuTTY
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) LabVIEW
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Telnet
1 6 (54.55%) SSH
1 6 (54.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Toad
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) LabVIEW
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate
6 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) HP
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Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago