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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 74 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 61 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.01% 3.27% 4.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.41% 35.47% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 83
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
171 172 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.89% 9.21% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 145 148 191
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for QA.

1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) SDLC
3 23 (22.12%) User Experience
4 22 (21.15%) Degree
5 21 (20.19%) Windows
6 20 (19.23%) Java
6 20 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 19 (18.27%) Selenium
8 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (17.31%) SQL
9 17 (16.35%) Scrum
9 17 (16.35%) ITIL
9 17 (16.35%) Test Automation
10 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 16 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 16 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 16 (15.38%) ISEB
11 14 (13.46%) Finance
11 14 (13.46%) PRINCE2
11 14 (13.46%) BDD
12 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 12 (11.54%) Oracle
13 12 (11.54%) ITIL V3
13 12 (11.54%) User Stories
14 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.58%) XML

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 6 (5.77%) Apache
1 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.88%) Confluence
3 3 (2.88%) Drupal
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.88%) nginx
3 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) CMS
4 2 (1.92%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.88%) Route 53
3 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Network Security
2 6 (5.77%) Firewall
3 4 (3.85%) ADSL
3 4 (3.85%) BGP
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.85%) DNS
3 4 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 4 (3.85%) LAN
3 4 (3.85%) MPLS
3 4 (3.85%) OSPF
3 4 (3.85%) SNMP
3 4 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (3.85%) TACACS
3 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.85%) VLAN
3 4 (3.85%) VPN
3 4 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.88%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Selenium
2 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.58%) JIRA
5 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.69%) Maven
7 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.77%) Ant
8 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.81%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.85%) Capybara
10 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.85%) Hudson
10 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.85%) TestLink
10 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.88%) FishEye
11 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) French Language
4 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.88%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) International Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Analyst
2 22 (21.15%) Test Analyst
3 18 (17.31%) Architect
4 14 (13.46%) QA Tester
4 14 (13.46%) Software QA Tester
4 14 (13.46%) Software Tester
4 14 (13.46%) Tester
5 12 (11.54%) Software Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Developer
6 11 (10.58%) QA Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.65%) QA Leader
9 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Security Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) XML
2 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 9 (8.65%) Web Services
4 8 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (6.73%) CSS
6 5 (4.81%) HTML5
6 5 (4.81%) J2EE
6 5 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.81%) RESTful
6 5 (4.81%) SOAP
6 5 (4.81%) Spring
7 4 (3.85%) Node.js
7 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.88%) CSS3
8 3 (2.88%) ELK Stack
8 3 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (2.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) User Experience
2 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.69%) CESG
4 8 (7.69%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.85%) Blog
7 4 (3.85%) Handset
8 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.88%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.96%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.77%) Android
4 5 (4.81%) Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) SDLC
3 20 (19.23%) Manual Testing
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.35%) ITIL
5 17 (16.35%) Scrum
5 17 (16.35%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 16 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 14 (13.46%) BDD
7 14 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 12 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 12 (11.54%) User Stories
10 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.58%) Project Management
10 11 (10.58%) Usability Testing
11 10 (9.62%) Security Architecture
11 10 (9.62%) TOGAF
12 9 (8.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) Java
2 18 (17.31%) SQL
3 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (4.81%) VB
6 4 (3.85%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) Ruby
6 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.85%) VBA
7 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.88%) Groovy
7 3 (2.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 16 (15.38%) ISEB
3 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.65%) ISTQB
5 8 (7.69%) CEH
5 8 (7.69%) CISA
5 8 (7.69%) CISM
5 8 (7.69%) CISSP
5 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (7.69%) GIAC
5 8 (7.69%) SANS
5 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.88%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.88%) Graylog
2 3 (2.88%) Kibana
2 3 (2.88%) logstash
2 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (1.92%) ATG
4 2 (1.92%) CA
4 2 (1.92%) FrontRange
4 2 (1.92%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) hybris
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) Sybase
5 1 (0.96%) Cadence
5 1 (0.96%) Huawei
5 1 (0.96%) Nokia
5 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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