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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 17.86% 6.67% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 17.86% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 July 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 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

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 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Master Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP