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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - - 5.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 St Albans region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.52% 4.70% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £45,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
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