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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 54 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.64% 3.80% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 3.84% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
459 547 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.25% 98.92% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 399 418 410
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Tester
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Watford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) ResourceLink
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
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