The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 8.16% - 9.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £67,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median 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 Hertford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 8.16% 23.08% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Median salary £67,500 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+98.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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Salary Trend in Hertford

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

QA Salary Trend in Hertford

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Salary Histogram in Hertford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Hertford region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Hertford

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Hertford region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) EPoS
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertford 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree