The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 117 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.01% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.05% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 10
Median salary £30,500 £31,250 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £87,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
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
1959 2289 2258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.08% 96.42% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1983 1867
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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 Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Letchworth - 11 £30,500 -
Watford -1 5 £25,500 +6.25% 2
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 - 1
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 17 (50.00%) SQL
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) JIRA
3 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) QA
6 10 (29.41%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) Selenium
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.76%) ISEB
12 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
12 4 (11.76%) Scrum
12 4 (11.76%) BDD
12 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 4 (11.76%) V-Model
12 4 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Case Management
13 3 (8.82%) Zephyr
13 3 (8.82%) System Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Data Protection

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 2 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) JIRA
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.82%) Zephyr
5 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.94%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
2 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (11.76%) V-Model
9 3 (8.82%) Case Management
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) System Testing
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) CPTE
3 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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