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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 59 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.42% 3.03% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 3.53% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 24
Median salary £25,750 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median 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
416 453 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.14% 85.80% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 344 366 337
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 26 September 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Informix
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago