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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 5.56% 5.26% 9.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £95,000 £45,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.11% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 11.11% 5.26% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £95,000 £45,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.11% -45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £45,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

QA
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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant