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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 129 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.099% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Median salary £26,500 £21,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.70% -61.36%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%

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
1959 2010 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.03% 97.57% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1724 1570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -8 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SDET
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Groovy
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) BDD

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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