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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 94 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 44 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.15% 0.96% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.99% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 22
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
1982 2028 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.06% 97.73% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1734 1599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,980
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 - 14 £22,500 -
Watford 0 6 £50,000 +135.29% 2
Royston - 6 £35,000 -
Hertford -6 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £27,000 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £32,750 -
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 20 January 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 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Software Testing
3 21 (32.31%) Selenium
4 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
4 18 (27.69%) Functional Testing
5 17 (26.15%) QA
5 17 (26.15%) Scrum
6 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
7 15 (23.08%) Stress Testing
7 15 (23.08%) Scalability Testing
7 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 15 (23.08%) JIRA
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 13 (20.00%) Oracle
9 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.92%) Java
10 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.38%) WebDriver
11 10 (15.38%) Windows
11 10 (15.38%) Linux
12 9 (13.85%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.31%) Ruby
13 8 (12.31%) C#
14 7 (10.77%) SilkTest
14 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
14 7 (10.77%) Ranorex
14 7 (10.77%) 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 1 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Selenium
2 15 (23.08%) JIRA
3 10 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.77%) Ranorex
4 7 (10.77%) SilkTest
5 6 (9.23%) Zephyr
6 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Appium
7 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) TestRail
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Software Testing
3 18 (27.69%) Functional Testing
3 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
4 17 (26.15%) Scrum
5 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Scalability Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Stress Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
8 9 (13.85%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.23%) BDD
10 6 (9.23%) Case Management
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) System Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Defect Management
12 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) Ruby
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) Groovy
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) ISEB
1 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.62%) OSCP
3 2 (3.08%) CEH
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CPTE
4 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
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