The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.56% 1.03% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 10.71% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 3
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
35 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 10.94% 9.66% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 43
Median salary £36,500 £27,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

The demand trend of job ads across the Bath region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (49.02%) Selenium
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) Degree
4 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
5 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 15 (29.41%) Gherkin
6 14 (27.45%) Puppet
6 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
6 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (27.45%) DevOps
6 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
6 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
6 14 (27.45%) TeamCity
6 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (25.49%) Docker
7 13 (25.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (25.49%) New Relic
7 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
7 13 (25.49%) Change Control
7 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
8 12 (23.53%) Python
8 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
9 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Digital Media
10 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 9 (17.65%) .NET
12 8 (15.69%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) NAS
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
1 2 (3.92%) VoIP
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Selenium
2 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
2 14 (27.45%) TeamCity
3 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
3 13 (25.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) TestRail
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Business Process Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Process Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Tester
3 10 (19.61%) Software Tester
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Business Process Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Process Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Customer Support
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) LINQ
3 1 (1.96%) ODBC
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) CentOS
2 1 (1.96%) Debian
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
2 14 (27.45%) DevOps
3 13 (25.49%) Change Control
4 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Customer Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) Line Management
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) BCP
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCP
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (27.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
2 13 (25.49%) New Relic
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Progress
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago