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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.62% 1.31% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.48% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 19
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
403 472 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.26% 88.06% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 345 340 409
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) QA
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Unix
3 13 (44.83%) Functional Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
6 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 9 (31.03%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Project Management
7 8 (27.59%) C
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) J2EE
8 7 (24.14%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++
8 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) Electronics
10 5 (17.24%) IBM
10 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
10 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.24%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) Relational Database

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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) PuTTY
1 4 (13.79%) SSH
1 4 (13.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
2 4 (13.79%) Toad
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) XML Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Functional Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Line Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
7 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) C
4 7 (24.14%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.45%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin