The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 35 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.11% 1.52% 13.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 9.52% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 17
Median salary £52,500 £105,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £105,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £105,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 St Albans region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.11% 15.91% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 22
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of job ads across the St Albans region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

QA
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

QA Salary Trend in St Albans

QA
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in St Albans

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 St Albans region with a requirement for QA.

1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Selenium
3 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) React
5 6 (22.22%) Node.js
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) ISEB
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) SaaS
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Robot Framework
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) JIRA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Robot Framework
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Programmer
3 6 (22.22%) Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
6 3 (11.11%) Product Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Product Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Product Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 6 (22.22%) React
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) LESS
4 2 (7.41%) Ninject
4 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) Sass
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) API Design
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
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