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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.74% 4.24% 3.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 48.57% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £40,200 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
45 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 13.08% 8.73% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 21
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £33,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) PEAR
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) French Language
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) GWT
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Erlang

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) PEAR
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (18.18%) Trac
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) GWT
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) SWT
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Erlang
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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