The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 58 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.75% 5.05% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 5.93% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,300 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Software 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
476 455 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.93% 85.05% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 378 319 206
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Watford region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (55.56%) C
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) C++
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) OO
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) Embedded C++
4 10 (55.56%) Intel
5 7 (38.89%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) PuTTY
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) SSH
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
6 4 (22.22%) Telnet
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Telnet
1 4 (22.22%) SSH
1 4 (22.22%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 4 (22.22%) Toad
1 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Embedded C++
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Intel
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
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