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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 3.26% 0.57% 2.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.15% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £36,000 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
52 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 15.43% 6.90% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 25
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £34,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (42.50%) C
2 17 (42.50%) C++
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Firmware
2 17 (42.50%) Strategic Planning
2 17 (42.50%) Marketing
2 17 (42.50%) Business Development
2 17 (42.50%) Product Management
2 17 (42.50%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) Android
4 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (27.50%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) Assembly Language
7 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Change Control
7 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.00%) Coaching
8 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.00%) Android Studio
General
1 17 (42.50%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Test Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
1 4 (10.00%) CSS3
1 4 (10.00%) WebSockets
1 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Android
3 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Strategic Planning
1 17 (42.50%) Product Management
1 17 (42.50%) Business Development
1 17 (42.50%) Technical Analysis
2 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
4 8 (20.00%) Change Control
4 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (7.50%) Document Management
7 1 (2.50%) Process Management
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C++
1 17 (42.50%) C
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Assembly Language
4 4 (10.00%) VB6
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Firmware
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago