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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 75 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 85 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.03% 4.38% 6.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.99% 45.95% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 83 114
Median salary £36,700 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
153 185 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.92% 9.53% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 142 148 209
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,800
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 27 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 94 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Java
3 53 (35.33%) Degree
4 51 (34.00%) Finance
5 48 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 40 (26.67%) Scrum
7 39 (26.00%) Oracle
8 38 (25.33%) SQL
9 35 (23.33%) Test Automation
10 34 (22.67%) Windows
11 33 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 29 (19.33%) Open Source
13 27 (18.00%) Maven
14 26 (17.33%) Banking
14 26 (17.33%) Functional Testing
15 25 (16.67%) User Stories
16 24 (16.00%) SDLC
17 23 (15.33%) Ant
18 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
19 21 (14.00%) Product Management
19 21 (14.00%) OO
19 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
20 20 (13.33%) ISEB
20 20 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (13.33%) Computer Science
21 19 (12.67%) WebSphere
21 19 (12.67%) Manual Testing
21 19 (12.67%) Cucumber
21 19 (12.67%) HTML
22 18 (12.00%) JavaScript

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 19 (12.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.00%) Apache
3 8 (5.33%) Node.js
4 7 (4.67%) Confluence
4 7 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.33%) JBoss
5 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.67%) IIS
6 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.00%) Drupal
8 2 (1.33%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.33%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Maven
2 23 (15.33%) Ant
3 19 (12.67%) Cucumber
4 18 (12.00%) Selenium
5 17 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (10.67%) Eclipse
6 16 (10.67%) Jenkins
7 14 (9.33%) JUnit
8 12 (8.00%) Apache Ivy
8 12 (8.00%) Artifactory
8 12 (8.00%) JIRA
8 12 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
9 11 (7.33%) JBehave
10 7 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.67%) TestNG
12 3 (2.00%) Calabash
12 3 (2.00%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (34.00%) Finance
2 26 (17.33%) Banking
3 11 (7.33%) Financial Institution
4 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.33%) French Language
5 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 2 (1.33%) Electronics
7 2 (1.33%) International Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Analyst
2 35 (23.33%) Java Engineer
3 34 (22.67%) Test Engineer
4 32 (21.33%) Test Analyst
5 21 (14.00%) QA Engineer
6 19 (12.67%) QA Test Engineer
7 18 (12.00%) Tester
8 16 (10.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) Software Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) QA Analyst
10 12 (8.00%) Build Engineer
10 12 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (6.67%) Software Tester
12 8 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (5.33%) Software Analyst
12 8 (5.33%) Software Test Analyst
13 7 (4.67%) Junior
13 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
14 6 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.67%) HTML
2 17 (11.33%) Spring
3 16 (10.67%) AngularJS
3 16 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (10.00%) HTML5
4 15 (10.00%) XML
5 14 (9.33%) Web Services
6 12 (8.00%) CSS
6 12 (8.00%) J2EE
7 11 (7.33%) CSS3
7 11 (7.33%) JMS
7 11 (7.33%) RESTful
7 11 (7.33%) Spring Boot
7 11 (7.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (6.00%) .NET
9 7 (4.67%) OSGi
10 5 (3.33%) GWT
10 5 (3.33%) Middleware
10 5 (3.33%) Struts
11 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (7.33%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.33%) SWIFT
4 10 (6.67%) User Experience
5 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.33%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Equities
9 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) Windows
2 18 (12.00%) Unix
3 16 (10.67%) Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 40 (26.67%) Scrum
4 35 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 29 (19.33%) Open Source
6 26 (17.33%) Functional Testing
7 25 (16.67%) User Stories
8 24 (16.00%) SDLC
9 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
10 21 (14.00%) OO
10 21 (14.00%) Product Management
11 20 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (12.67%) Manual Testing
13 16 (10.67%) Unit Testing
14 15 (10.00%) BDD
14 15 (10.00%) Software Testing
15 13 (8.67%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (8.67%) Project Management
15 13 (8.67%) QA Automation
15 13 (8.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) Java
2 38 (25.33%) SQL
3 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.33%) C#
5 5 (3.33%) VB
6 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.67%) VBA
7 3 (2.00%) PHP
7 3 (2.00%) VBScript
8 2 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (35.33%) Degree
2 20 (13.33%) ISEB
3 14 (9.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) ISO15022
1 11 (7.33%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Docker
1 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Oracle
2 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.33%) Facebook
3 11 (7.33%) Google
4 7 (4.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.67%) VMware
5 6 (4.00%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.00%) Cegedim Rx
7 2 (1.33%) CA
7 2 (1.33%) FrontRange
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) ATG
8 1 (0.67%) hybris
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, South West, England
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Capita plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago