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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 133 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.047% 0.82% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 12
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% +7.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2097 2129 2322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.63% 97.21% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1802 1927
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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
Royston -3 1 £42,500 +41.66%
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 14 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
5 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) RESTful
6 6 (42.86%) REST
6 6 (42.86%) JBehave
6 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
6 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
6 6 (42.86%) API Testing
6 6 (42.86%) QA Automation
6 6 (42.86%) SDET
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) RIA
6 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby
7 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) JBehave
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) WATIR
5 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) RIA
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) API Testing
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) QA Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) VMware