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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 11.96% 0.87% 10.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.89% 4.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 9
Median salary £37,500 - £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
19 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 20.65% 21.74% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Median salary £46,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.45% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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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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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery

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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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft