The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 18 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.02% - 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.33% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £32,500
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 Stevenage region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.30% 14.55% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 6
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

QA
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

QA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 18 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
1 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft