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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 69 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% +11.42%
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 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
631 797 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.46% 96.14% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 556 721 751
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +21 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Luton - 1 £60,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

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 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA