The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 139 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.40% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.41% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £21,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
QA Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 1938 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.23% 96.75% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1825 1551 1488
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Hertfordshire region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +15 5 £21,250 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £31,000 - 1
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
10 1 (7.14%) Twitter
10 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (7.14%) jQuery
10 1 (7.14%) Fintech
10 1 (7.14%) NCrunch
10 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) NCover
2 1 (7.14%) NCrunch
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Relocation Package plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £22500.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago