The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 11.49% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.91% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.64% 2.48% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 25
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £53,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Hertfordshire

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Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

QA
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

QA Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

QA
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
4 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (50.00%) WCF
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (40.00%) SOAP
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (35.00%) REST
9 6 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Selenium
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (30.00%) NUnit
10 5 (25.00%) Ruby
10 5 (25.00%) Google

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
1 5 (25.00%) PaaS
1 5 (25.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) NUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Moq
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) WCF
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 7 (35.00%) REST
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (25.00%) WF
7 5 (25.00%) Grails
7 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) E-business
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) Groovy
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) VB6
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft