The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 48 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.33% - 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £20,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
QA Tester
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
287 289 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 94.10% 96.33% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 271 259 386
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Bath

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Bath

QA Tester
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA