The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 132 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
1943 2322 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.05% 96.47% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2014 1875
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +9 4 £25,500 +6.25% 2
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago