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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 76 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 89 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.17% 4.70% 4.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.25% 39.56% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 80 66
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 £27,500 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
146 225 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.26% 11.88% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 119 183 154
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 6 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) Java
2 21 (21.65%) Selenium
2 21 (21.65%) SDLC
3 20 (20.62%) Degree
4 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.49%) ITIL
6 15 (15.46%) User Experience
7 14 (14.43%) Software Delivery
7 14 (14.43%) ITIL V3
7 14 (14.43%) Windows
7 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.40%) TOGAF
8 13 (13.40%) Manual Testing
8 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
8 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
9 12 (12.37%) Finance
9 12 (12.37%) SQL
10 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.34%) JIRA
10 11 (11.34%) .NET
10 11 (11.34%) HTML
10 11 (11.34%) ISEB
10 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
11 10 (10.31%) Aerospace
11 10 (10.31%) GIAC

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 (4.12%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.09%) nginx
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.09%) Route 53
2 3 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Network Security
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.12%) ADSL
4 4 (4.12%) BGP
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.12%) DHCP
4 4 (4.12%) DNS
4 4 (4.12%) EIGRP
4 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 4 (4.12%) MPLS
4 4 (4.12%) OSPF
4 4 (4.12%) SNMP
4 4 (4.12%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (4.12%) TACACS
4 4 (4.12%) VLAN
4 4 (4.12%) VPN
4 4 (4.12%) WAN
5 3 (3.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.09%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Selenium
2 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.34%) JIRA
4 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.15%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.12%) Capybara
7 4 (4.12%) Hudson
7 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.12%) TestLink
8 3 (3.09%) Ant
8 3 (3.09%) FishEye
8 3 (3.09%) Maven
8 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Aerospace
3 7 (7.22%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) French Language
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.06%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Architect
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Tester
4 13 (13.40%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (12.37%) Developer
5 12 (12.37%) QA Tester
5 12 (12.37%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Security Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Security Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.28%) Software Tester
7 9 (9.28%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.25%) Software QA Tester
9 7 (7.22%) Android Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
1 11 (11.34%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.22%) CSS
3 7 (7.22%) XML
4 6 (6.19%) SOAP
4 6 (6.19%) Web Services
5 5 (5.15%) HTML5
5 5 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.09%) CSS3
7 3 (3.09%) ELK Stack
7 3 (3.09%) J2EE
7 3 (3.09%) LAMP
7 3 (3.09%) Middleware
7 3 (3.09%) Node.js
7 3 (3.09%) RESTful
7 3 (3.09%) Spring
7 3 (3.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) User Experience
2 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.28%) CESG
4 9 (9.28%) Cryptography
4 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.12%) Blog
6 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.12%) Handset
7 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.06%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.06%) Fintech
7 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.03%) iPad
8 1 (1.03%) MPEG
8 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Android
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) SDLC
3 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
4 16 (16.49%) ITIL
4 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
5 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) ITIL V3
5 14 (14.43%) Software Delivery
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Manual Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
6 13 (13.40%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.31%) BDD
8 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.31%) MODAF
8 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) Java
2 12 (12.37%) SQL
3 9 (9.28%) C#
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) Ruby
6 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.12%) C
7 4 (4.12%) C++
7 4 (4.12%) Perl
8 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.09%) Groovy
9 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Degree
2 11 (11.34%) ISEB
3 10 (10.31%) CEH
3 10 (10.31%) CISA
3 10 (10.31%) CISM
3 10 (10.31%) CISSP
3 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) GIAC
3 10 (10.31%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.31%) SANS
3 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Graylog
1 3 (3.09%) Kibana
1 3 (3.09%) logstash
1 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
1 3 (3.09%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
2 5 (5.15%) SAP
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco
3 4 (4.12%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) ATG
4 3 (3.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.03%) Cadence
5 1 (1.03%) Huawei
5 1 (1.03%) Nokia
5 1 (1.03%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
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