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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 73 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.09% 0.17% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.19% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £27,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
471 520 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.33% 87.54% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 352 367 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Manual Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) PuTTY

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Telnet
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
1 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) IBM