The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 54 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.88% 1.05% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.07% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £24,000 £36,600
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
QA Tester
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 563 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 98.25% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 384 459 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Watford

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, QA 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 Watford region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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