The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.85% 0.95% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.55% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% -18.70%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Somerset

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 Bath region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
53 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 11.32% 6.67% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 30
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

QA
Salary Trend in Bath

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

QA Salary Trend in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Erlang
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (10.00%) Facebook
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Junior
1 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Junior Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Graduate
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Bath, Avon
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