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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 29 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 3.32% 3.88% 12.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.14% 25.00% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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
29 40 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 13.74% 15.50% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 48
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
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

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 21 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSL

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Automation Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CAML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago