The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hemel Hempstead during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 0.96% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 197 284 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 94.71% 99.30% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 172 257 250
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £58,600
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Hemel Hempstead

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Hemel Hempstead.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Hemel Hempstead

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA