Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 99 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.11% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year -11.56% +8.89% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 928 978 939
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 96.26% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 787 801 807
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £71,250 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Watford

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Watford

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, QA Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework

QA Test 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA