The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.00% - 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 35.00% 36.64% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 38 15
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

The demand trend of job ads across the Dunstable region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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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

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dunstable region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL