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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 70 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.15% 3.90% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 4.48% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
476 513 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.30% 87.10% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 363 353 198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) C
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 8 (66.67%) Intel
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (16.67%) Telnet
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Telnet
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
1 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago