The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 65 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.92% 0.53% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.69% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
System 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
453 291 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.43% 76.78% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 317 215 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

System Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Watford region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Watford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) People Management
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Watford, Hertfordshire
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