The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 145 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.080% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
East of England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 -20 2 £22,500 -
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft