The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 68 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.26% - 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Average salary £22,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
QA Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 365 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.06% 96.31% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 462 290 292
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Watford

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

QA Analyst
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) RiskWrite
6 2 (25.00%) System Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle