The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.70% 1.89% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,250 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 24.07% 49.06% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 6
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Bedfordshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

QA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

QA Salary Trend in Dunstable

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) EMV
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft