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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 10.53% - 17.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
11 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 28.95% - 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £33,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 -
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 25 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Qt
3 3 (50.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BT