The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 141 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 11
Average salary £24,250 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £32,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2523 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.58% 95.14% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2114 2048
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Engineer
East of England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Watford -18 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) JBehave
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) WATIR
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (12.50%) Retail

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) WATIR
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA