Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2 +42
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.34% 2.85% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 3.15% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 26
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £42,800 £35,000 £20,625
90th Percentile £47,900 £49,125 £50,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89% -10.59%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 773 920 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.37% 90.37% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 677 760 734
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.21% +11.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,225 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Watford

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Functional 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 Watford region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center