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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 74 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% - 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 253 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.25% 78.33% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 348 185 175
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
4 6 (54.55%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
5 5 (45.45%) ATM
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) EFT
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) SAP FI
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) EPoS
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) ATM
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 2 (18.18%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) EFT
2 3 (27.27%) EPoS
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) SOASTA, Inc