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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.23% 1.37% 10.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.65% 8.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -26.13%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
17 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 18.28% 17.12% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 8
Median salary £46,500 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +19.31%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of job ads across the Welwyn Garden City region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) JAXB
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JAXB
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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