The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 2.69% 2.99% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.46% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 171 260 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 76.68% 86.38% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 701 704 1855
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £86,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Hemel Hempstead

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Hemel Hempstead.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA