Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 75 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing SDET 5 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 1.97% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.15% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 5
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £42,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £60,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 811 975 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.55% 91.38% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 713 798 768
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,093 £29,450 £29,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%

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 25 May 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA