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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 55 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.32% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
464 481 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.55% 80.70% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 368 419 323
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 £35,000 £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%

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
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 27 February 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (85.00%) Scrum
4 16 (80.00%) Selenium
5 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (45.00%) QA
7 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Ruby
9 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle
9 6 (30.00%) Unix
9 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 5 (25.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) BDD
11 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (20.00%) Test Management
11 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (20.00%) JIRA
11 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) JBehave
6 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Maven
6 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
1 13 (65.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (5.00%) IT Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
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