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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 2.38% 5.13% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £95,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.89% +111.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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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
5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 11.90% 10.26% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £45,000 £95,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +111.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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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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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories

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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 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree