The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 2.17% 3.90% 8.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 60.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Borehamwood region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Borehamwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 2.17% 6.49% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.17%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

The demand trend of job ads across the Borehamwood region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

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Salary Trend in Borehamwood

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

QA Salary Trend in Borehamwood

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Borehamwood region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification