The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 74 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 82 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.96% 4.43% 5.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.53% 48.81% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 76 91
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
188 168 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.58% 9.08% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 159 141 177
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bristol region.

QA Salary Trend in Bristol

QA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for QA.

1 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.33%) Java
3 36 (29.27%) Finance
4 35 (28.46%) Degree
5 32 (26.02%) SDLC
6 29 (23.58%) Scrum
7 28 (22.76%) SQL
7 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
8 25 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (20.33%) Windows
9 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
10 22 (17.89%) Maven
10 22 (17.89%) Oracle
10 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
10 22 (17.89%) User Stories
11 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
11 20 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (15.45%) Manual Testing
12 19 (15.45%) Banking
12 19 (15.45%) Ant
13 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.63%) Software Testing
13 18 (14.63%) Selenium
13 18 (14.63%) BDD
13 18 (14.63%) User Experience
14 17 (13.82%) AngularJS
14 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
14 17 (13.82%) HTML
15 16 (13.01%) Problem Management
15 16 (13.01%) Computer Science

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 14 (11.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.32%) Apache
3 7 (5.69%) Confluence
4 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.44%) Drupal
6 3 (2.44%) JBoss
6 3 (2.44%) nginx
6 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.63%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.25%) SaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.44%) Route 53
3 3 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) ADSL
1 2 (1.63%) BGP
1 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (1.63%) DHCP
1 2 (1.63%) DNS
1 2 (1.63%) EIGRP
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
1 2 (1.63%) LAN
1 2 (1.63%) MPLS
1 2 (1.63%) OSPF
1 2 (1.63%) SNMP
1 2 (1.63%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (1.63%) TACACS
1 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.63%) VLAN
1 2 (1.63%) VPN
1 2 (1.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.44%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Maven
2 20 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (15.45%) Ant
4 18 (14.63%) Selenium
5 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
6 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
7 13 (10.57%) JIRA
8 12 (9.76%) Eclipse
9 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
10 10 (8.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (5.69%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (5.69%) Artifactory
11 7 (5.69%) JUnit
12 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
13 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
14 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (3.25%) JBehave
15 3 (2.44%) Bugzilla
15 3 (2.44%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.88%) French Language
6 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Back Office
7 2 (1.63%) International Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Analyst
2 32 (26.02%) Test Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) Tester
4 19 (15.45%) Java Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Software Tester
6 13 (10.57%) Software Analyst
6 13 (10.57%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (10.57%) Test Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) QA Tester
7 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Software QA Tester
8 11 (8.94%) QA Analyst
9 10 (8.13%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) QA Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Build Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) QA Leader
12 7 (5.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) AngularJS
1 17 (13.82%) HTML
2 15 (12.20%) Web Services
3 13 (10.57%) CSS
3 13 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (9.76%) HTML5
4 12 (9.76%) Spring
5 11 (8.94%) .NET
5 11 (8.94%) XML
6 10 (8.13%) J2EE
7 9 (7.32%) CSS3
7 9 (7.32%) JMS
7 9 (7.32%) RESTful
7 9 (7.32%) Spring Boot
7 9 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (6.50%) Node.js
9 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.25%) OSGi
9 4 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) User Experience
2 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.94%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (7.32%) N-Tier
4 9 (7.32%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.25%) Blog
5 4 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Handset
7 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.69%) Unix
4 3 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.02%) SDLC
3 29 (23.58%) Scrum
4 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
5 25 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 22 (17.89%) User Stories
8 19 (15.45%) Manual Testing
9 18 (14.63%) BDD
9 18 (14.63%) Software Testing
10 16 (13.01%) Problem Management
11 14 (11.38%) Functional Testing
12 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.76%) OO
12 12 (9.76%) Open Source
12 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.76%) Wireframes
13 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
13 11 (8.94%) Microservices
14 10 (8.13%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) Java
2 28 (22.76%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.50%) C#
5 5 (4.07%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) Ruby
6 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.25%) VBA
6 4 (3.25%) VBScript
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) Groovy
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Degree
2 14 (11.38%) ISEB
3 12 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) ISO15022
1 9 (7.32%) ISO20022
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Docker
1 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.44%) Graylog
2 3 (2.44%) Kibana
2 3 (2.44%) logstash
2 3 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle
2 5 (4.07%) Facebook
2 5 (4.07%) Google
3 4 (3.25%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.25%) VMware
4 3 (2.44%) Cegedim Rx
5 2 (1.63%) CA
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) FrontRange
5 2 (1.63%) Sybase
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
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