Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 195 214
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 16
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,050 £35,475 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - -10.83% +30.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,335 4,279 4,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.40% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,690 3,569 4,078
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 3 £41,500 -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, QA Analyst 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 Hertfordshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) ODBC
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) JBehave
5 1 (7.14%) Appium
5 1 (7.14%) LINQPad
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ODBC
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Life Science
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle