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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 66 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 13 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.36% - 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% - 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
470 513 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.30% 87.69% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 355 362 192
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) J2EE
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
2 20 (90.91%) Flash
2 20 (90.91%) DB2
2 20 (90.91%) Retail
2 20 (90.91%) Automated Testing
2 20 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) DbVisualizer
2 20 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (45.45%) Gherkin
3 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) RESTful
3 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 10 (45.45%) Coaching
3 10 (45.45%) QA
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 10 (45.45%) Subversion
3 10 (45.45%) Document Management
3 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) MQSeries

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) DB2
1 20 (90.91%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) HP UFT
1 10 (45.45%) LoadRunner
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
1 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (90.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Automation Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) XML
1 20 (90.91%) Flash
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
1 20 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (45.45%) RESTful
2 10 (45.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Automated Testing
2 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Coaching
2 10 (45.45%) Document Management
3 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) EAM
4 2 (9.09%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Infor
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle