Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 81
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +21
Permanent jobs citing SDET 4 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.42% 3.01% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 3.43% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 15
Watford median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% - -
10th Percentile £66,625 £41,250 £42,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +24.32% +2.78% -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 856 875 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.35% 87.68% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 699 718 791
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

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 13 November 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) JBehave
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) JBehave
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA