The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 4.85% 13.64% 22.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
12 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 11.65% 27.27% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Borehamwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

QA
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

QA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Borehamwood region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) LabVIEW
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB

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Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Borehamwood region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB