The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.51% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.07% 12.00% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £24,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,700 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 8.86% 8.14% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 22
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Somerset

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
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bath region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Erlang
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
4 1 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.09%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Erlang
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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