The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 131 128 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +17.12%
Senior 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
2165 1832 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.78% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1399 2424
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 - 8 £42,500 -
St Albans - 4 £55,000 -
Senior Tester
East of England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Automated Testing
2 12 (80.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) ISEB
4 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (40.00%) NUnit
6 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) BDD
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) Back Office
9 1 (6.67%) Legal

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (40.00%) NUnit
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Automated Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft