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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 117 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 1.15% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.18% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 23
Median salary £30,500 £23,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.18% -45.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £24,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1943 2364 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.95% 97.36% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1932 2117
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 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 1 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
Watford +2 3 £50,000 +108.33%
Letchworth - 3 £30,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +19 2 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £35,000 -
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (46.34%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) QA
4 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
9 10 (24.39%) ISEB
9 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
9 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
10 9 (21.95%) Java
10 9 (21.95%) XML
10 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
10 9 (21.95%) JIRA
10 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
11 7 (17.07%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 6 (14.63%) V-Model
12 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (12.20%) BDD
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.20%) Retail
14 4 (9.76%) MS Office
14 4 (9.76%) Windows
14 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.76%) 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 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
3 9 (21.95%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (4.88%) JMeter
5 2 (4.88%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) ADO
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
2 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.63%) V-Model
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Change Management
10 3 (7.32%) CRM
10 3 (7.32%) System Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Management
10 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (4.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) HP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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