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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.42% 3.53% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 4.23% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 20
Median salary £31,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £21,625 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
522 402 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.55% 83.58% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 444 335 408
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
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 10 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing

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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) BBC
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media
3 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
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