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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 59 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.20% 1.93% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 2.25% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Median salary £35,000 £43,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +98.86%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
439 444 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 89.41% 85.88% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 363 355 333
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) People Management
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

Manual 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Test Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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