Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Royston 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Royston
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Royston 4.00% 9.84% 9.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Royston median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £38,750 £42,625 £43,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 Royston with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Royston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1 9 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Royston 4.00% 14.75% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Royston median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £42,625 £43,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Royston

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Royston.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Royston

QA
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Salary trend for QA in Royston

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Royston region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Royston 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation