The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 34.62% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 Royston region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 38.46% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £34,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

QA
Salary Trend in Royston

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

QA Salary Trend in Royston

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
1 8 (61.54%) Chemistry
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
1 8 (61.54%) Qt
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Perl

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) C++ Developer
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Qt
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree