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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
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
735 976 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.21% 96.35% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 656 783 920
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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

QA Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their 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 Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago