The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 123 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 13 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,625 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +14.28%
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
1943 2322 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.05% 96.47% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2014 1875
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 6 £45,000 +63.63%
Royston -5 5 £42,500 -
Stevenage +4 2 £32,500 -
Borehamwood +9 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, QA Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (66.67%) Selenium
4 20 (60.61%) Scrum
5 19 (57.58%) Web Services
6 18 (54.55%) Java
7 15 (45.45%) BDD
7 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
8 14 (42.42%) RESTful
8 14 (42.42%) JBehave
8 14 (42.42%) RIA
8 14 (42.42%) TDD
8 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
8 14 (42.42%) SQL
8 14 (42.42%) XML
8 14 (42.42%) JUnit
8 14 (42.42%) Internet
8 14 (42.42%) REST
8 14 (42.42%) QA Automation
8 14 (42.42%) SDET
9 12 (36.36%) API Testing
10 11 (33.33%) Gherkin
10 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 7 (21.21%) Subversion
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing

QA Engineer 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 14 (42.42%) JBehave
3 14 (42.42%) JUnit
4 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (21.21%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) JMeter
6 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) WATIR
7 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 14 (42.42%) REST
2 14 (42.42%) RESTful
2 14 (42.42%) XML
3 11 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 4 (12.12%) Android SDK
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) RIA
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 14 (42.42%) QA Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) API Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Android Development
9 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (42.42%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) HP
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Rally
1 2 (6.06%) VMware