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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank - 20 28
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 4.00% 2.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 27.27% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.90% 14.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Median salary £56,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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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

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL