The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.73% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 466 542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.25% 97.90% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 440 402 400
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Watford

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Watford

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Watford

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Watford region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) JBehave
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) JBehave
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos