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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 50 46
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 4.17% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.35% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 5
Average salary - £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
411 449 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 75.97% 77.95% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 304 344 210
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (94.74%) Test Scripting
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) JUnit
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) JBehave
4 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
4 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
4 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 9 (47.37%) Calabash
4 9 (47.37%) RESTful
4 9 (47.37%) Open Source
4 9 (47.37%) NUnit
4 9 (47.37%) Ruby
4 9 (47.37%) WATIR
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) XML
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) IIS
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JUnit
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
1 10 (52.63%) JBehave
2 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Calabash
2 9 (47.37%) NUnit
2 9 (47.37%) WATIR
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.26%) TestNG
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
1 9 (47.37%) RESTful
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Test Scripting
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Document Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) hybris
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