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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 30 12
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 4.70% 12.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 25.00% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
14 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 19.18% 18.79% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 12
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 28 April 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 2 (66.67%) JAXB
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-RS
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) OpenText
2 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JAXB
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-RS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) OpenText