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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.24% 2.86% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 23.53% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Median salary £45,000 £28,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -49.09%
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 St Albans region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.24% 12.14% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 14
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in St Albans

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 St Albans region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
3 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Robot Framework
7 3 (15.79%) React
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB

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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 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Robot Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Test Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) React
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) Ninject
4 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
3 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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