The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 138 131 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.28% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
Average salary £38,250 £27,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.09% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £26,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.00%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2377 1999 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.85% 94.34% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1586 2049
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% -
Software Tester
East of England

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
St Albans - 4 £27,250 - 1
Watford - 1 £21,500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -
Software Tester
East of England

Software Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago