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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Somerset / Bath
Rank 38 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.68% 3.35% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.78% 50.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Median salary £46,750 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,050 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
23 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 7.69% 6.69% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 13
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,400 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £38,500 £49,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 19 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Bath

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) WFM
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 1 (6.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) WFM
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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