Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hertfordshire > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 4.57% 6.39% 5.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 48.28% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +7.95%
10th Percentile £25,200 £36,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £68,750
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 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 56 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 25.57% 13.24% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 33
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £32,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.18% -2.11% +7.95%
10th Percentile £25,500 £36,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £37,000 £62,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

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

Salary histogram for QA in Welwyn Garden City

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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Go
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) Rust
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Complexity Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Clojure
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet

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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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Email Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) ATDD
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Clojure
3 3 (30.00%) F#
3 3 (30.00%) Go
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Rust
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle