The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Luton region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 39 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.80% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £46,250 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.53% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
QA Tester
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
244 383 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.99% 97.21% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 198 337 392
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Luton

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Luton

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) B2C
5 1 (16.67%) Zephyr

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
Luton
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