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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 67 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% 0.27% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.34% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
506 295 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.83% 78.88% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 369 220 240
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) QA Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA