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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 27 51
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 1.32% 4.75% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.52% 19.44% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Median salary £50,000 £25,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +16.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 46 72 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 20.26% 24.41% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 34
Median salary £57,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £82,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CAML
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

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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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CAML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago