The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 609 745 1066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.06% 94.18% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 467 617 806
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Bedfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Bedfordshire

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, QA Engineer 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 Bedfordshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA