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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 83 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.66% 3.60% 5.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.73% 41.36% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 87
Median salary £37,500 £44,586 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.89% +31.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
182 162 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.76% 8.71% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 148 140 184
Median salary £42,500 £44,586 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +18.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 26 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) SDLC
3 22 (22.92%) Java
3 22 (22.92%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) Windows
3 22 (22.92%) Degree
4 20 (20.83%) Finance
5 19 (19.79%) User Experience
6 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 17 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (17.71%) Scrum
8 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 16 (16.67%) Selenium
9 15 (15.63%) BDD
9 15 (15.63%) ISEB
10 14 (14.58%) ITIL
11 13 (13.54%) Oracle
11 13 (13.54%) User Stories
12 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Banking
13 11 (11.46%) Maven
13 11 (11.46%) Usability Testing
13 11 (11.46%) SQL Server

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 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) Confluence
4 3 (3.13%) Drupal
4 3 (3.13%) nginx
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.13%) Route 53
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) ADSL
1 4 (4.17%) BGP
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (4.17%) DHCP
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
1 4 (4.17%) EIGRP
1 4 (4.17%) Firewall
1 4 (4.17%) LAN
1 4 (4.17%) MPLS
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
1 4 (4.17%) OSPF
1 4 (4.17%) SNMP
1 4 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (4.17%) TACACS
1 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.17%) VLAN
1 4 (4.17%) VPN
1 4 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.67%) Selenium
3 11 (11.46%) Maven
4 10 (10.42%) JIRA
5 9 (9.38%) Ant
6 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.17%) Bugzilla
10 4 (4.17%) JUnit
10 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.13%) Calabash
11 3 (3.13%) Capybara
11 3 (3.13%) FishEye
11 3 (3.13%) Hudson
11 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.17%) French Language
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) International Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Tester
4 14 (14.58%) Software Tester
5 13 (13.54%) QA Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Software QA Tester
6 12 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Software Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (11.46%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) QA Leader
9 7 (7.29%) Architect
9 7 (7.29%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 11 (11.46%) Web Services
2 11 (11.46%) XML
3 10 (10.42%) HTML
4 9 (9.38%) CSS
5 8 (8.33%) .NET
6 7 (7.29%) HTML5
6 7 (7.29%) Spring
6 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (6.25%) CSS3
7 6 (6.25%) J2EE
7 6 (6.25%) JMS
7 6 (6.25%) RESTful
7 6 (6.25%) Spring Boot
7 6 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (4.17%) Node.js
8 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.13%) ELK Stack
9 3 (3.13%) LAMP
9 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) User Experience
2 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.17%) Blog
6 4 (4.17%) CESG
6 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) Handset
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Android
4 4 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) SDLC
3 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.71%) Scrum
5 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (15.63%) BDD
7 14 (14.58%) ITIL
8 13 (13.54%) User Stories
9 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.46%) Usability Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.38%) DevOps
12 9 (9.38%) Problem Management
12 9 (9.38%) Project Management
13 8 (8.33%) ITIL V3
13 8 (8.33%) Microservices
13 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) Java
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 5 (5.21%) VB
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) Ruby
5 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.17%) VBA
6 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) Groovy
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Degree
2 15 (15.63%) ISEB
3 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.17%) CEH
5 4 (4.17%) CISA
5 4 (4.17%) CISM
5 4 (4.17%) CISSP
5 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.17%) GIAC
5 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.17%) SANS
5 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO15022
1 6 (6.25%) ISO20022
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.13%) Graylog
2 3 (3.13%) Kibana
2 3 (3.13%) logstash
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) CA
4 2 (2.08%) FrontRange
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (1.04%) Cegedim Rx
5 1 (1.04%) Facebook
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Huawei
5 1 (1.04%) Nokia
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50-65K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago