Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 68 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.51% 2.43% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.90% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 7
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% -5.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £64,000 £62,300
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.30% +24.29%

Functional 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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1007 861 937
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.59% 83.75% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 808 728 695
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £69,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Watford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
4 12 (70.59%) BDD
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) TDD
4 12 (70.59%) Selenium
5 11 (64.71%) JIRA
5 11 (64.71%) QA
5 11 (64.71%) Unix
5 11 (64.71%) C#
5 11 (64.71%) Python
5 11 (64.71%) HP UFT
5 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (64.71%) WebDriver
6 10 (58.82%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 2 (11.76%) Confluence
10 2 (11.76%) SoapUI

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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) HP UFT
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 11 (64.71%) WebDriver
3 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) The Grinder
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Automation Test Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.88%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
4 12 (70.59%) BDD
4 12 (70.59%) TDD
5 10 (58.82%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) AWK
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle