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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 41 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.48% 2.85% 1.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 28.57% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £42,500 - £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
Bedfordshire

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
11 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.29% 9.96% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 17
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +19.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £57,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL