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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 112 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 32 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.44% 0.88% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.92% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 19
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
2148 2501 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.71% 96.23% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 2059 1786
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Broxbourne - 7 £22,500 -
Watford +4 5 £42,500 +100.00% 3
Royston - 5 £42,500 -
Letchworth - 3 £32,500 -
Hertford -7 2 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £26,500 -14.51% 1
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Software Testing
2 23 (36.51%) Selenium
3 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
4 20 (31.75%) Functional Testing
5 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
5 19 (30.16%) Scrum
6 18 (28.57%) QA
7 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
8 15 (23.81%) Stress Testing
8 15 (23.81%) Scalability Testing
9 12 (19.05%) JIRA
9 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
10 11 (17.46%) SQL
10 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
11 10 (15.87%) C#
11 10 (15.87%) Finance
12 9 (14.29%) Java
12 9 (14.29%) SilkTest
12 9 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 9 (14.29%) Ranorex
13 8 (12.70%) BDD
13 8 (12.70%) Ruby
13 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
14 7 (11.11%) Retail
14 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
14 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
15 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (9.52%) Automation Testing

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 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Selenium
2 12 (19.05%) JIRA
3 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
4 9 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 9 (14.29%) SilkTest
5 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.35%) Zephyr
7 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.17%) JMeter
9 1 (1.59%) Appium
9 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.59%) JUnit
9 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.59%) Maven
9 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.59%) TestRail
9 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Software Testing
3 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
4 20 (31.75%) Functional Testing
5 19 (30.16%) Scrum
5 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
6 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Scalability Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Stress Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 8 (12.70%) BDD
12 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Automation Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
14 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
14 5 (7.94%) System Testing
15 4 (6.35%) Case Management
16 3 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
1 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.35%) OSCP
2 3 (4.76%) CEH
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) CPTE
3 1 (1.59%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) HP
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
1 6 (9.52%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
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