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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 79 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 91 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.89% 5.25% 5.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 46.19% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 75
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
141 197 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.66% 11.37% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 107 174 160
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 17 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for QA.

1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) Selenium
3 19 (19.79%) Java
3 19 (19.79%) Degree
4 18 (18.75%) SDLC
5 17 (17.71%) Finance
5 17 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 15 (15.63%) ITIL
7 15 (15.63%) SQL
7 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.63%) Software Testing
7 15 (15.63%) Software Delivery
8 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
8 14 (14.58%) C#
9 13 (13.54%) Regression Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Automated Testing
9 13 (13.54%) TOGAF
9 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
10 12 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 12 (12.50%) User Experience
10 12 (12.50%) TDD
10 12 (12.50%) .NET
10 12 (12.50%) ISEB
11 11 (11.46%) HTML
11 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.46%) Project Management
11 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
11 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.46%) BDD

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 4 (4.17%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Network Security
2 5 (5.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) ADSL
4 2 (2.08%) BGP
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.08%) DHCP
4 2 (2.08%) DNS
4 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.08%) Intranet
4 2 (2.08%) LAN
4 2 (2.08%) MPLS
4 2 (2.08%) OSPF
4 2 (2.08%) SNMP
4 2 (2.08%) TACACS
4 2 (2.08%) VLAN
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Selenium
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.25%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.21%) NUnit
6 4 (4.17%) Appium
6 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.17%) Calabash
7 3 (3.13%) Gatling
7 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.13%) MSTest
7 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.13%) The Grinder
7 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Aerospace
3 8 (8.33%) Marketing
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Retail
5 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.17%) Electronics
7 3 (3.13%) Banking
7 3 (3.13%) Billing
8 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.04%) Advertising
9 1 (1.04%) French Language
9 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Architect
2 18 (18.75%) Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.46%) Tester
6 10 (10.42%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Security Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Security Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.33%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Technical Architect
9 7 (7.29%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.33%) HTML5
4 7 (7.29%) CSS
4 7 (7.29%) WCF
5 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.21%) REST
6 5 (5.21%) SOAP
6 5 (5.21%) Web Services
6 5 (5.21%) XML
7 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.13%) CSS3
8 3 (3.13%) LINQ
8 3 (3.13%) RESTful
8 3 (3.13%) Spring
8 3 (3.13%) WF
8 3 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) User Experience
2 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.38%) CESG
3 9 (9.38%) Cryptography
4 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.08%) Digital TV
8 2 (2.08%) Fintech
8 2 (2.08%) Handset
8 2 (2.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.04%) iPad
9 1 (1.04%) MPEG
9 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) SDLC
3 17 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.63%) ITIL
5 15 (15.63%) Software Delivery
5 15 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.54%) Automated Testing
6 13 (13.54%) Regression Testing
6 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
6 13 (13.54%) TOGAF
7 12 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 12 (12.50%) TDD
8 11 (11.46%) BDD
8 11 (11.46%) Project Management
8 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (10.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) Java
2 15 (15.63%) SQL
3 14 (14.58%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.21%) C
5 5 (5.21%) C++
6 4 (4.17%) Python
7 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 12 (12.50%) ISEB
4 10 (10.42%) CEH
4 10 (10.42%) CISA
4 10 (10.42%) CISM
4 10 (10.42%) CISSP
4 10 (10.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.42%) GIAC
4 10 (10.42%) SANS
4 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.04%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SDET
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) SAP
3 5 (5.21%) HP
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) ATG
4 3 (3.13%) hybris
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.04%) Cadence
6 1 (1.04%) Huawei
6 1 (1.04%) Nokia
6 1 (1.04%) Panasonic
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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