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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 93 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.44% 4.73% 6.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.51% 50.82% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 88 103
Median salary £36,700 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
183 183 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.67% 9.30% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 158 143 194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Java
3 48 (34.78%) Degree
4 46 (33.33%) Finance
5 38 (27.54%) Software Engineering
6 36 (26.09%) Scrum
7 34 (24.64%) SQL
7 34 (24.64%) Windows
8 33 (23.91%) Oracle
9 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
10 30 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 30 (21.74%) SDLC
11 27 (19.57%) Maven
12 26 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (18.84%) User Stories
13 24 (17.39%) Banking
14 23 (16.67%) Ant
14 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 23 (16.67%) Manual Testing
15 21 (15.22%) Problem Management
15 21 (15.22%) Functional Testing
16 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
17 19 (13.77%) ISEB
17 19 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (13.77%) Open Source
18 18 (13.04%) BDD
18 18 (13.04%) Software Testing
19 17 (12.32%) WebSphere
19 17 (12.32%) Selenium
19 17 (12.32%) AngularJS

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 17 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.52%) Apache
3 7 (5.07%) Confluence
4 6 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.90%) IIS
6 4 (2.90%) JBoss
6 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.17%) Drupal
8 2 (1.45%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) ADSL
2 1 (0.72%) BGP
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) LAN
2 1 (0.72%) MPLS
2 1 (0.72%) OSPF
2 1 (0.72%) SNMP
2 1 (0.72%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.72%) TACACS
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) VLAN
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.42%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Maven
2 23 (16.67%) Ant
3 19 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (12.32%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.32%) Selenium
5 16 (11.59%) Cucumber
6 15 (10.87%) Eclipse
7 12 (8.70%) Apache Ivy
7 12 (8.70%) Artifactory
7 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 12 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (7.97%) JIRA
8 11 (7.97%) JUnit
9 7 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (5.07%) JBehave
10 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.90%) TestNG
12 3 (2.17%) Calabash
12 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (17.39%) Banking
3 11 (7.97%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.07%) French Language
6 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.17%) Advertising
7 3 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.45%) Back Office
8 2 (1.45%) International Banking
8 2 (1.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Billing
9 1 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Analyst
2 37 (26.81%) Test Analyst
3 28 (20.29%) Java Engineer
4 25 (18.12%) Test Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Tester
6 15 (10.87%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) QA Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) Software Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) Software Tester
8 13 (9.42%) QA Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) QA Test Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) Software Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) Software Test Analyst
9 12 (8.70%) Build Engineer
9 12 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (7.25%) QA Tester
10 10 (7.25%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
1 17 (12.32%) HTML
2 16 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (11.59%) Web Services
3 15 (10.87%) HTML5
3 15 (10.87%) Spring
4 12 (8.70%) .NET
4 12 (8.70%) CSS
4 12 (8.70%) J2EE
5 11 (7.97%) CSS3
5 11 (7.97%) JMS
5 11 (7.97%) RESTful
5 11 (7.97%) Spring Boot
5 11 (7.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (7.97%) XML
6 8 (5.80%) Node.js
7 7 (5.07%) OSGi
8 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.90%) GWT
8 4 (2.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.87%) User Experience
3 13 (9.42%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.97%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (7.97%) N-Tier
4 11 (7.97%) SWIFT
5 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Equities
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Windows
2 14 (10.14%) Unix
3 11 (7.97%) Linux
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) Software Engineering
3 36 (26.09%) Scrum
4 30 (21.74%) SDLC
4 30 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 26 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.84%) User Stories
6 23 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 21 (15.22%) Functional Testing
7 21 (15.22%) Problem Management
8 19 (13.77%) Open Source
9 18 (13.04%) BDD
9 18 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 17 (12.32%) OO
11 15 (10.87%) Product Management
11 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.42%) Microservices
12 13 (9.42%) Wireframes
13 12 (8.70%) Build Automation
13 12 (8.70%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.30%) Java
2 34 (24.64%) SQL
3 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.80%) C#
5 5 (3.62%) VB
6 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.90%) VBA
6 4 (2.90%) VBScript
7 3 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (34.78%) Degree
2 19 (13.77%) ISEB
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) ISO15022
1 11 (7.97%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Docker
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) Oracle
2 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) Facebook
3 8 (5.80%) Google
4 7 (5.07%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.07%) VMware
5 3 (2.17%) Cegedim Rx
5 3 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.45%) CA
6 2 (1.45%) FrontRange
6 2 (1.45%) Sybase
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits and Stock Options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago