The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 37.04% 54.55% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 95.24% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
21 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 38.89% 54.55% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

The demand trend of job ads across the Royston region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Royston region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Python
1 11 (52.38%) C++
1 11 (52.38%) Qt
1 11 (52.38%) Prototyping
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Ruby
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Subversion
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Windows
8 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Royston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Software Developer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software QA Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Master Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Master Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Qt
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Prototyping
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C++
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) HP