The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.37% 4.26% 6.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.41% 38.46% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 19
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,600 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 Luton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 39 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.83% 11.08% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 67
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £30,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

QA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

QA Salary Trend in Luton

QA
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Luton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (24.14%) ISEB
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Office 365
7 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
8 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Banking

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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:

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) Robot Framework
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.45%) Testopia
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Development Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Head of Development
3 6 (20.69%) QA Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Development Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Manager
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Development Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Software Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Leader
6 3 (10.34%) QA Manager
6 3 (10.34%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
6 3 (10.34%) API Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CITP
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Rally
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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