The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 68 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.86% 1.70% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.19% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 274 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.15% 77.62% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 228 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
Hertfordshire

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (60.00%) ATM
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (60.00%) EFT
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) EFT
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Watford
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