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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 8.70% 23.40% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.56%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 21.74% 23.40% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £27,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £39,600 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) EJB

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Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss