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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 62 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 14 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
495 290 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.97% 78.80% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 359 215 269
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) ISEB
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) DB2
4 7 (36.84%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Flash
4 7 (36.84%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
5 6 (31.58%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Content Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
1 7 (36.84%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 13 (68.42%) Retail
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Test Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior PMO Manager
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) Flash
2 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 6 (31.58%) People Management
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Document Management
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) HP