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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.65% 1.35% 4.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 21.74% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -29.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
22 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 7.19% 6.22% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 30
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £44,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter
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