The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 30 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.72% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
134 210 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.10% 98.13% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 115 202 237
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA