The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 115 136 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.90% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.04% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £30,100 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1925 2215 1889
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.86% 86.29% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1780 1472
Median salary £50,000 £52,135 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% +4.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Hertfordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 6 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Potters Bar - 6 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 6 £41,250 -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 58 (85.29%) Finance
2 49 (72.06%) Selenium
3 48 (70.59%) Automated Testing
4 38 (55.88%) SQL
5 37 (54.41%) JIRA
6 36 (52.94%) ISTQB
7 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (51.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (48.53%) ISEB
9 26 (38.24%) MS Visio
9 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
9 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
9 26 (38.24%) Banking
9 26 (38.24%) QA
10 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
11 18 (26.47%) Scrum
12 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
12 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
13 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
14 13 (19.12%) Test Management
15 12 (17.65%) Java
16 11 (16.18%) Regression Testing
16 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
16 11 (16.18%) SDLC
17 9 (13.24%) Defect Management
17 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
17 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
18 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
18 8 (11.76%) Ruby
18 8 (11.76%) Software Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) Confluence
1 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
1 26 (38.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (72.06%) Selenium
2 37 (54.41%) JIRA
3 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
4 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
7 4 (5.88%) Appium
7 4 (5.88%) JBehave
7 4 (5.88%) JUnit
7 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.41%) Robot Framework
8 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 2 (2.94%) Calabash
9 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.94%) JMeter
9 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.94%) TestRail
9 2 (2.94%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 58 (85.29%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Analyst
1 46 (67.65%) Test Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Automation Test Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Manual Test Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Tester
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.35%) QA Manager
7 4 (5.88%) QA Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Manual Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Software Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.88%) RESTful
2 4 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) REST
3 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Automated Testing
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (26.47%) Scrum
4 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
5 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 13 (19.12%) Test Management
7 11 (16.18%) Regression Testing
7 11 (16.18%) SDLC
7 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Defect Management
8 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.29%) BDD
10 7 (10.29%) TDD
11 6 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) Ruby
4 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 33 (48.53%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.24%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
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