The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.67% 6.86% 8.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 33.33% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 9.33% 20.59% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £37,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) LDAP
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Change Management
2 10 (66.67%) OpenText
2 10 (66.67%) LiveLink
2 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 10 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
6 2 (13.33%) JAXB
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
4 1 (6.67%) Capybara
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) JAXB
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (66.67%) Change Management
1 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 10 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) OOP
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) SOLID
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) OpenText