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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.38% 0.65% 3.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.45% 9.09% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 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 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
55 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 17.19% 7.19% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 10 25
Average salary £36,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.16% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

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

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Test Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
1 4 (10.00%) CSS3
1 4 (10.00%) WebSockets
1 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
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%) Android
3 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Strategic Planning
1 17 (42.50%) Product Management
1 17 (42.50%) Business Development
1 17 (42.50%) Technical Analysis
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%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) OOP
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%) VB6
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Firmware