The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.62% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
QA Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 257 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.90% 98.85% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 303 244 173
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Bedford

QA Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft