The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 31 21
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead - 2.66% 8.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 21.74% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 20
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
57 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 16.86% 12.23% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 37
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

QA Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) BDD