The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 144 146 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.079% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.083% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 14
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
QA Engineer
East of England

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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 4 £27,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £21,500 -
Watford +10 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) LabVIEW
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) iPad
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Spread Betting
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Java

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) iPhone
3 2 (25.00%) Spread Betting
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago