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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 0.59% 0.85% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
26 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.62% 8.55% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 13
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Product Management
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) iPhone
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (25.00%) Spread Betting
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Temenos

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Spread Betting
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Temenos
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle