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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 53 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
440 311 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.13% 76.41% 84.82%
Number of salaries quoted 314 221 315
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
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 11 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) QA Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA