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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.51% 1.41% 3.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 18.18% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.61% 7.77% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 25
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,800 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
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