The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - - 47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton - - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
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 Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 246 300 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.35% 92.88% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 164 207 252
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
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 Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Luton

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Luton

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Luton region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

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

QA Engineer 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 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA