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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.61% 2.67% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.81% 17.65% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £31,000 £36,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
74 51 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 24.10% 15.13% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 12
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £21,100 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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

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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

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 28 April 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 April 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Presales
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Document Management
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) Arabic Language
4 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.76%) TestNG
4 1 (5.88%) JBehave
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Arabic Language
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Assurance Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) iPad
5 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Presales
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Document Management
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Product Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter