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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.67% 0.76% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 15.38% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £39,500 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
16 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.11% 4.96% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 28
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) TickIT
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
1 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Process Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Process Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VB
1 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) TickIT
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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