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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 16 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.47% 10.48% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 64.71% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
26 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 22.03% 16.19% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) WCF
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
2 14 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (87.50%) MVVM
2 14 (87.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 14 (87.50%) REST
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) CruiseControl
2 14 (87.50%) Subversion
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) NHibernate
3 13 (81.25%) E-business
3 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
4 10 (62.50%) BizTalk Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
1 14 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (87.50%) CruiseControl
1 14 (87.50%) Subversion
1 14 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) WCF
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
2 14 (87.50%) NHibernate
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 14 (87.50%) REST
2 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) SOA
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
1 14 (87.50%) MVVM
2 13 (81.25%) E-business
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft