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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.06% 2.00% 3.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
9 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.28% 5.33% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -41.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £62,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

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
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Stevenage

QA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QADirector
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QADirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) MI Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Report Writer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle