The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.84% 0.84% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 11.11% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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 Stevenage region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.61% 7.56% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +60.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,764 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

QA Salary Trend in Stevenage

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree