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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.98% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.13% 9.09% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Median salary £25,000 £21,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -60.90%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
71 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 23.59% 12.15% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 14
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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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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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Android
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) IPv4
4 6 (26.09%) IPv6
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
6 4 (17.39%) Android Development
6 4 (17.39%) Presales
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) Perl
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) IPv4
1 6 (26.09%) IPv6
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Arabic Language
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Russian Language
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Build Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Technician
2 5 (21.74%) QA Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Android Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Android Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) ERP Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Android Development
1 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Change Management
1 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Presales
2 3 (13.04%) Document Management
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (13.04%) Product Management
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Test Management
2 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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