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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.51% 1.84% 4.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 16.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.05% 11.04% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Average salary £45,250 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 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 11 (78.57%) SaaS
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (42.86%) AppDynamics
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) Confluence
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
1 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Product Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
1 6 (42.86%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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