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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank - 143 135
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.041% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.042% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2202 2368 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.00% 96.06% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1914 1998
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 £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 9 (75.00%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) NUnit
3 9 (75.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (8.33%) Back Office
9 1 (8.33%) Legal

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 9 (75.00%) NUnit
2 9 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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