Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 29 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 3.48% 1.46% 8.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 18.75% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.30% -4.44% +5.88%

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 42 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 12.17% 7.80% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 13
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,000 £24,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Welwyn Garden City

QA
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 24 February 2018, 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
1 6 (50.00%) Typography
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (50.00%) Asana
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Product Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Stress Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scalability Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Copywriting
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (41.67%) InDesign
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

QA
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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (41.67%) InDesign
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (50.00%) Asana
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Designer
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Designer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (50.00%) Typography
2 5 (41.67%) Copywriting
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Product Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Scalability Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft