The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.82% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
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
23 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 41.82% 4.65% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 14
Average salary £47,500 £24,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.91% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,533 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Sysprep
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft