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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 1.44% 1.36% 2.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.64% 30.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £21,500 £55,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.90% +78.86%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 13.51% 4.52% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 24
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £35,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
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

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (43.59%) Technical Analysis
2 17 (43.59%) C
2 17 (43.59%) C++
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Firmware
2 17 (43.59%) Strategic Planning
2 17 (43.59%) Business Development
2 17 (43.59%) Marketing
2 17 (43.59%) Product Management
3 16 (41.03%) Android
4 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
5 13 (33.33%) Project Management
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 9 (23.08%) Assembly Language
7 8 (20.51%) Change Control
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) Banking
9 6 (15.38%) Retail
9 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone
10 4 (10.26%) Regular Expression
10 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 4 (10.26%) WebSockets
10 4 (10.26%) Android Studio
10 4 (10.26%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Android Studio
1 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 17 (43.59%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Test Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Regular Expression
1 4 (10.26%) CSS3
1 4 (10.26%) WebSockets
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 3 (7.69%) iPhone
4 3 (7.69%) Spread Betting
4 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Physics
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Android
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Technical Analysis
1 17 (43.59%) Strategic Planning
1 17 (43.59%) Business Development
1 17 (43.59%) Product Management
2 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Change Control
4 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Coaching
5 4 (10.26%) OOP
5 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) C
1 17 (43.59%) C++
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Assembly Language
4 4 (10.26%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) VB6
4 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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