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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 67 93 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.71% 4.61% 6.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.51% 43.46% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 116
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
154 214 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.52% 10.60% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 143 174 218
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 102 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (48.47%) Java
3 65 (39.88%) Degree
4 61 (37.42%) Finance
5 53 (32.52%) Software Engineering
6 47 (28.83%) Oracle
7 45 (27.61%) SQL
8 44 (26.99%) Test Automation
9 38 (23.31%) Scrum
10 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
11 34 (20.86%) Banking
12 32 (19.63%) Windows
13 31 (19.02%) Open Source
14 29 (17.79%) Functional Testing
15 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
15 25 (15.34%) Problem Management
15 25 (15.34%) Maven
16 24 (14.72%) Product Management
16 24 (14.72%) OO
17 23 (14.11%) Ant
18 22 (13.50%) User Stories
18 22 (13.50%) WebSphere
19 21 (12.88%) HTML
20 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
20 20 (12.27%) Unix
20 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (12.27%) SDLC
21 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
21 19 (11.66%) Selenium
21 19 (11.66%) Unit Testing

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 22 (13.50%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.13%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.52%) JBoss
4 8 (4.91%) Node.js
5 7 (4.29%) Apache
5 7 (4.29%) Confluence
6 4 (2.45%) IIS
6 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Drupal
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) Internet
2 5 (3.07%) SSL
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.43%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.07%) Big Data
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Maven
2 23 (14.11%) Ant
3 19 (11.66%) Cucumber
3 19 (11.66%) Selenium
4 18 (11.04%) Eclipse
5 15 (9.20%) JUnit
6 14 (8.59%) JBehave
6 14 (8.59%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (7.36%) Apache Ivy
7 12 (7.36%) Artifactory
7 12 (7.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (6.75%) Git (software)
8 11 (6.75%) JIRA
9 7 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.68%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.84%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (1.84%) Geb
11 3 (1.84%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 61 (37.42%) Finance
2 34 (20.86%) Banking
3 11 (6.75%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.29%) French Language
6 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.84%) Electronics
7 3 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) International Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Analyst
2 43 (26.38%) Java Engineer
3 39 (23.93%) Test Engineer
4 27 (16.56%) Test Analyst
5 23 (14.11%) QA Engineer
5 23 (14.11%) QA Test Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Software Engineer
7 17 (10.43%) Tester
8 13 (7.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Build Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) QA Analyst
11 9 (5.52%) Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Junior
12 7 (4.29%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.29%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) Junior Java Software Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Junior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.88%) HTML
2 19 (11.66%) Spring
3 16 (9.82%) AngularJS
3 16 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (9.82%) Web Services
4 15 (9.20%) HTML5
5 13 (7.98%) XML
6 12 (7.36%) CSS
6 12 (7.36%) J2EE
7 11 (6.75%) CSS3
7 11 (6.75%) JMS
7 11 (6.75%) RESTful
7 11 (6.75%) Spring Boot
7 11 (6.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (4.91%) .NET
9 7 (4.29%) GWT
9 7 (4.29%) OSGi
9 7 (4.29%) Struts
10 5 (3.07%) Middleware
11 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.43%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.75%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (6.75%) N-Tier
3 11 (6.75%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.68%) User Experience
5 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.07%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Equities
9 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.63%) Windows
2 20 (12.27%) Unix
3 14 (8.59%) Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.52%) Software Engineering
3 44 (26.99%) Test Automation
4 38 (23.31%) Scrum
5 31 (19.02%) Open Source
6 29 (17.79%) Functional Testing
7 25 (15.34%) Problem Management
8 24 (14.72%) OO
8 24 (14.72%) Product Management
9 22 (13.50%) User Stories
10 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.27%) SDLC
11 19 (11.66%) Unit Testing
12 18 (11.04%) BDD
12 18 (11.04%) QA Automation
13 16 (9.82%) Manual Testing
13 16 (9.82%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (9.82%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.20%) Software Testing
15 12 (7.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (48.47%) Java
2 45 (27.61%) SQL
3 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.68%) C#
5 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.45%) VBA
6 3 (1.84%) VBScript
7 2 (1.23%) C++
7 2 (1.23%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (39.88%) Degree
2 16 (9.82%) ISEB
3 11 (6.75%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) ISO15022
1 11 (6.75%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Docker
1 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (28.83%) Oracle
2 16 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.59%) Facebook
3 14 (8.59%) Google
4 8 (4.91%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.29%) ForgeRock
5 7 (4.29%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Cegedim Rx
6 3 (1.84%) SAP
6 3 (1.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.61%) ATG
7 1 (0.61%) CA
7 1 (0.61%) Epicor
7 1 (0.61%) FrontRange
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) hybris
7 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Toumetis
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago