The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +9.83%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 297 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.45% 94.89% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 418 225 226
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
QA Tester
Hertfordshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Watford region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Watford

QA Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft