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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 54 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.44% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
442 451 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.50% 86.73% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 391 321 242
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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