Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SDET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDET over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing SDET 10 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.01% 1.10% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 2
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £44,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.99% +29.20% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £24,425
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,250 £43,475
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -

SDET 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 850 992 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.60% 90.76% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 765 821 753
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

SDET
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SDET in Watford

SDET
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SDET in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing SDET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SDET.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Groovy
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) RIA
4 2 (20.00%) JBehave
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing

SDET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Java Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Groovy
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA