The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 5.83% 2.27% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.92% 11.76% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 26 17 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 21.67% 19.32% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 16
Median salary £32,000 £46,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.18% -15.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Welwyn Garden City

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Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Salary trend for QA in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Clojure
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) ATDD
3 5 (71.43%) Gradle
3 5 (71.43%) Go
3 5 (71.43%) F#
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Ant
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
3 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (71.43%) Rust
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Complexity Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Trello
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Ant
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Gradle
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Development Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
1 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) ATDD
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Complexity Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Clojure
1 5 (71.43%) F#
1 5 (71.43%) Go
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Rust
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) New Relic
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago