Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 5.02% 4.25% 3.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.67% 18.37% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Stevenage median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,175 £29,000 £21,200
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,500 £59,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.14% +1.18% -

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 Stevenage with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Stevenage
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 30 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 13.70% 23.11% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 16
Stevenage median annual salary £35,000 £19,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.22% -43.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,950 £18,000 £17,625
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,750 £62,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Stevenage

QA
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for QA in Stevenage

QA
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Stevenage over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) VB
3 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) VB6
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) Product Management
3 8 (72.73%) RESTful
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) BDD
3 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
1 8 (72.73%) RESTful
1 8 (72.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Product Management
2 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) VB
1 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
1 8 (72.73%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB