Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 67 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 1.10% 1.18% 5.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 71.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 18
St Albans median annual salary £25,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% -4.76% -50.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £44,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £27,500 £59,375 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.48% +2.22% +3.45%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
St Albans
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 6.04% 1.66% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 18
St Albans median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £64,375 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in St Albans

QA
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for QA in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the St Albans region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) SQL

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL