The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 7.55% - 7.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £32,000 - £30,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,565 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -3.68%
QA
West Midlands

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 Herefordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 7.55% 4.76% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £32,000 £34,143 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.27% +19.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,375 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Herefordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

QA
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Herefordshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Herefordshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

QA
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford - 2 £42,250 -
Ross-on-Wye - 2 £29,000 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) WATIR
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) P3M3
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WATIR
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) P3M3
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP