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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 37 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 1.98% 2.81% 4.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 11.59% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 14
Median salary £33,000 £43,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.25% +19.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 42 69 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 20.79% 24.21% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 47
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) CAML
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS

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Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CAML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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