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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 49 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.12% 4.50% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 5.57% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
455 467 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.84% 80.80% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 362 408 329
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 16 (88.89%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
3 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (66.67%) BDD
4 12 (66.67%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) Selenium
5 11 (61.11%) Java
5 11 (61.11%) Gherkin
6 10 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
6 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
6 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Scrum
7 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
7 9 (50.00%) Spring
7 9 (50.00%) Maven
7 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (50.00%) JIRA
7 9 (50.00%) JUnit
7 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Confluence
7 9 (50.00%) RESTful
7 9 (50.00%) Kanban

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 9 (50.00%) Confluence
1 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
4 9 (50.00%) JUnit
4 9 (50.00%) Maven
4 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
6 3 (16.67%) JBehave
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.56%) NUnit
7 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Tester
4 5 (27.78%) QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) XML Tester
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Junior QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Gherkin
2 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (50.00%) RESTful
2 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) BBC
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) BDD
3 12 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Kanban
5 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) ATDD
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Virgin Media
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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