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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.05% 2.11% 7.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 13.64% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 30
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £41,800 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
21 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 7.17% 15.44% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 45
Average salary £28,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £57,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bath region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) BPR
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Graduate
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Junior
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago