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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 11.60% 0.71% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.58% 5.00% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 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 £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
73 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 24.91% 14.18% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 12 23
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 4 March 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%) Technical Analysis
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%) C
2 17 (42.50%) C++
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Firmware
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
4 13 (32.50%) Android
4 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 9 (22.50%) Coaching
6 9 (22.50%) Assembly Language
6 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
7 8 (20.00%) Change Control
7 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) OOP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Test Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Test Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
1 4 (10.00%) CSS3
1 4 (10.00%) WebSockets
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (32.50%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Technical Analysis
1 17 (42.50%) Strategic Planning
1 17 (42.50%) Business Development
1 17 (42.50%) Product Management
2 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
4 9 (22.50%) Coaching
5 8 (20.00%) Change Control
5 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.00%) OOP
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.50%) Document Management
8 1 (2.50%) Process Management
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 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%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) VB6
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Firmware
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