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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 3.23% 12.12% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 3.23% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £36,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 1 May 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software QA Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) SAP