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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 130 145 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.25% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £24,000 £22,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
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
1888 2362 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.12% 96.53% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 2027 1932
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 August 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 +21 4 £25,500 +6.25% 1
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) NHS
3 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) SDET
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Groovy
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Pension, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago