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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 106 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 33 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.98% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 20
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2093 2138 2353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.71% 97.23% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1813 1952
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Watford -6 9 £50,000 +131.21% 1
Broxbourne - 7 £22,500 - 2
Royston - 5 £35,000 -
Hertford -6 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £27,000 -41.62% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 - 1
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 17 (30.91%) JIRA
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 16 (29.09%) Oracle
4 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (29.09%) QA
4 16 (29.09%) Test Strategy
5 15 (27.27%) Selenium
5 15 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 13 (23.64%) Windows
7 13 (23.64%) Linux
7 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
8 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
8 12 (21.82%) Finance
9 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Java
10 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Stress Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Scalability Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Ruby
11 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
12 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.09%) System Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
13 5 (9.09%) BDD

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 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) JIRA
2 15 (27.27%) Selenium
3 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.27%) Ranorex
5 4 (7.27%) SilkTest
6 3 (5.45%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.82%) Appium
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.82%) TestRail
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Test Strategy
4 15 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
6 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Scalability Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Stress Testing
11 5 (9.09%) BDD
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) System Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
13 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
13 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
1 4 (7.27%) ISEB
1 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CPTE
3 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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