The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 98 110
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.088% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.090% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
QA Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
873 1117 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.58% 97.90% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 734 864 1110
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA