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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 133 140 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
1991 2198 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.70% 97.08% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 1836 1615
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
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 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
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 24 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
Hemel Hempstead +9 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Watford - 1 £35,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA