Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 63 56
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 4.50% 1.17% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.11% 6.85% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 15
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £34,500 £37,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.76% +34.55% -31.25%
10th Percentile £26,025 £29,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £45,700 £52,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.48% +8.24% -

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 45 73 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 14.47% 17.14% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 113
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £56,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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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

QA
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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) People Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management

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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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Leader
3 4 (28.57%) QA Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 6 (42.86%) People Management
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management
6 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft