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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £39,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
445 311 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.80% 77.75% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 316 225 303
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 January 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) ISEB
2 20 (68.97%) Retail
3 19 (65.52%) E-Commerce
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) Java
3 19 (65.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (58.62%) UNIX
4 17 (58.62%) XML
4 17 (58.62%) Degree
5 12 (41.38%) Flash
5 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
5 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
6 11 (37.93%) DbVisualizer
6 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
6 11 (37.93%) J2EE
6 11 (37.93%) DB2
6 11 (37.93%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (34.48%) LoadRunner
7 10 (34.48%) MQSeries
7 10 (34.48%) IBM
7 10 (34.48%) HP
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
10 6 (20.69%) Content Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 10 (34.48%) MQSeries
3 6 (20.69%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) RiskWrite
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) DbVisualizer
1 11 (37.93%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (34.48%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.45%) JBehave
5 1 (3.45%) TestNG
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Test Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) XML
3 12 (41.38%) Flash
4 11 (37.93%) J2EE
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 6 (20.69%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) Servlets
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Content Management
5 6 (20.69%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Document Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) EAM
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) ISEB
2 19 (65.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (58.62%) Degree
4 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
1 10 (34.48%) HP
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Infor
3 1 (3.45%) hybris
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago