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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 56 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.36% 4.14% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 5.20% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 16
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
456 423 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.72% 79.51% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 367 369 326
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Gherkin
4 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Spring
6 5 (41.67%) Maven
6 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) JUnit
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) Linux

Software 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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) BBC
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
6 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Virgin Media
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
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