The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 2.42% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £43,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 3.03% 12.33% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £48,000 £83,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.51% +75.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £47,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

QA
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

QA Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

QA
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 16 (100.00%) MS Office
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (56.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
5 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Time Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (100.00%) MS Office
2 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
3 9 (56.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Product Specialist
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 7 (43.75%) System Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + car + pension + PMI
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