Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dunstable with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Bedfordshire > Dunstable
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 14 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 +34 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 2.86% 2.13% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 9.09% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Dunstable median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -16.67% +60.00%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -41.67% +50.00% -3.61%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dunstable with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Dunstable
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18 11 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 12.86% 23.40% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 55
Dunstable median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £47,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,250 £54,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,700
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.80% +10.06%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dunstable.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Dunstable

QA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Salary trend for QA in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 4 (100.00%) SDET
1 4 (100.00%) Finance

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunstable 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior QA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 4 (100.00%) SDET
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP