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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 7.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Stevenage region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.98% 6.84% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 24
Average salary £38,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Rally
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) QADirector
4 1 (20.00%) WATIR
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) QADirector
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) MIS Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PC Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) PC Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Rally
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) VMware