The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 10.34% - 19.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 27.59% 8.82% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

QA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree