The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 75 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.20% 1.91% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.95% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 256 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.84% 97.71% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 465 250 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
QA Engineer
Bedfordshire

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA