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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 120 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 1.10% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 20
Median salary £30,500 £24,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.08% -45.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1940 2390 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.13% 97.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1993 2005
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 July 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 - 7 £30,500 - 1
Watford -1 3 £25,500 +6.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead +17 2 - -
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) Selenium
3 14 (35.00%) Automation Testing
4 13 (32.50%) QA
4 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
6 10 (25.00%) ISEB
6 10 (25.00%) JIRA
7 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
7 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.50%) XML
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) HP
9 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
10 6 (15.00%) V-Model
11 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.50%) Java
12 4 (10.00%) MS Office
12 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce

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 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
1 2 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Selenium
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA
3 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) ADO
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Automation Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) V-Model
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) System Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Test Management
10 2 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday