The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 22 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.62% 0.97% 1.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 6.90% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £32,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.24% 14.08% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 17
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

QA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

QA Salary Trend in Bedford

QA
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Bedford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Drupal
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) LESS
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
2 4 (44.44%) Grunt
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Appium
3 2 (22.22%) Bower
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) LESS
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (22.22%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
4 2 (22.22%) API Design
4 2 (22.22%) API Integration
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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