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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 52 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.87% 1.37% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.55% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Median salary £70,000 £36,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+93.10% -17.61%
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
389 515 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.38% 88.34% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 331 409 325
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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
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 24 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) People Management
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle