The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 133 145 154
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 2478 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.81% 96.20% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 2036 1806
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £32,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (90.48%) Selenium
3 18 (85.71%) Scrum
3 18 (85.71%) SQL
4 16 (76.19%) Java
5 14 (66.67%) Unix
5 14 (66.67%) HP UFT
5 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 14 (66.67%) Functional Testing
5 14 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (61.90%) Linux
6 13 (61.90%) Python
6 13 (61.90%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (9.52%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) SaaS
10 1 (4.76%) hybris
10 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (4.76%) BDD
10 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.76%) High Availability
10 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Kanban
10 1 (4.76%) PowerShell

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Scrum
3 14 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 14 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) hybris
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle