Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 51 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 1.61% 2.49% 3.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 12.50% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 14
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -21.21% +14.58%
10th Percentile £42,000 £26,100 £26,400
90th Percentile £53,500 £56,625 £59,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 56 80 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 12.84% 19.95% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 104
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £102,500 £73,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Hemel Hempstead

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Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Salary trend for QA in Hemel Hempstead

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Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Hemel Hempstead over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) CODA
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Advertising
1 4 (57.14%) DoubleClick
1 4 (57.14%) Google
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) Sass
1 4 (57.14%) Google Drive
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (57.14%) InVision
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Trading
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Appium

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InVision
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (57.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Trading
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDET
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) CODA
1 4 (57.14%) DoubleClick
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle