The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - 93
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
QA Tester
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
967 977 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.08% 95.88% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 860 879 976
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Bedfordshire