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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.54% 4.15% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.71% 34.78% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 16
Median salary £36,000 £43,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.76% -1.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
56 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.36% 11.92% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 51
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Luton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Rally
4 2 (22.22%) Testopia
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

QA
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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Testopia
3 1 (11.11%) Appium
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Tester
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) CBAP
3 1 (11.11%) IIBA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Rally
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago