Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 213 232
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.23% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 10
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% +73.08%
10th Percentile £31,200 £23,750 £25,600
90th Percentile £57,750 £36,000 £44,375
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +17.19%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4154 4593 5321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.99% 95.77% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3527 3809 4282
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.05%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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 5 £47,500 +86.27%
Stevenage +16 2 £32,000 -1.54%
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
QA Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
4 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) JBehave
6 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) JMeter
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (20.00%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) JBehave
5 3 (30.00%) JMeter
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) WATIR
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (10.00%) Maven
7 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (10.00%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle