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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 67 98 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.71% 5.53% 6.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.54% 44.34% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 98
Median salary £47,500 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
194 221 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.75% 12.46% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 139 193 220
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,600 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.22%) Selenium
3 28 (24.35%) Java
4 27 (23.48%) C#
4 27 (23.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
8 21 (18.26%) Finance
8 21 (18.26%) Scrum
9 20 (17.39%) Degree
10 18 (15.65%) Software Delivery
11 17 (14.78%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.78%) .NET
12 16 (13.91%) SQL
12 16 (13.91%) Performance Testing
12 16 (13.91%) Unit Testing
12 16 (13.91%) Test Management
12 16 (13.91%) SDLC
13 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
13 15 (13.04%) TDD
14 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.17%) HTML
14 14 (12.17%) Software Testing
15 13 (11.30%) TOGAF
15 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.30%) Windows
15 13 (11.30%) ISEB
15 13 (11.30%) Mobile App
16 12 (10.43%) Calabash

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 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.87%) Drupal
3 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.87%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Network Security
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) Firewall
3 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.87%) Broadband
5 1 (0.87%) MQTT
5 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Selenium
2 12 (10.43%) Calabash
3 11 (9.57%) Appium
4 10 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.70%) NUnit
4 10 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.22%) JIRA
7 6 (5.22%) JMeter
8 5 (4.35%) Gatling
8 5 (4.35%) The Grinder
9 4 (3.48%) MSTest
10 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.74%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.74%) WATIR
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.83%) Marketing
4 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.09%) Electronics
5 7 (6.09%) Retail
6 6 (5.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.61%) Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Billing
8 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.74%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Architect
2 20 (17.39%) Tester
3 15 (13.04%) Developer
4 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.57%) QA Tester
4 11 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) HTML
3 11 (9.57%) HTML5
3 11 (9.57%) REST
4 10 (8.70%) WCF
5 9 (7.83%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.83%) CSS
5 9 (7.83%) Web Services
6 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (4.35%) XML
10 4 (3.48%) J2EE
10 4 (3.48%) LINQ
10 4 (3.48%) WF
10 4 (3.48%) WPF
11 3 (2.61%) RESTful
11 3 (2.61%) SOAP
11 3 (2.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.57%) User Experience
3 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.35%) CESG
6 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.48%) Digital TV
8 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.61%) MPEG
9 2 (1.74%) Fintech
9 2 (1.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.87%) Handset
10 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.87%) iPad
10 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
6 21 (18.26%) Scrum
7 18 (15.65%) Software Delivery
8 17 (14.78%) Test Automation
9 16 (13.91%) Performance Testing
9 16 (13.91%) SDLC
9 16 (13.91%) Test Management
9 16 (13.91%) Unit Testing
10 15 (13.04%) TDD
11 14 (12.17%) Software Testing
12 13 (11.30%) TOGAF
13 12 (10.43%) BDD
13 12 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (10.43%) Project Management
13 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
13 12 (10.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) Java
2 27 (23.48%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) SQL
4 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.70%) Python
6 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 6 (5.22%) C
7 6 (5.22%) C++
8 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.74%) Perl
9 2 (1.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.87%) R
10 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.30%) ISEB
4 6 (5.22%) CEH
4 6 (5.22%) CISA
4 6 (5.22%) CISM
4 6 (5.22%) CISSP
4 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) GIAC
4 6 (5.22%) SANS
4 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.87%) APMG
7 1 (0.87%) PhD
7 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) PMO
2 1 (0.87%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.87%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.87%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle
2 8 (6.96%) SAP
3 4 (3.48%) HP
3 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.61%) ATG
4 3 (2.61%) hybris
5 1 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.87%) Cadence
5 1 (0.87%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.87%) Sage
5 1 (0.87%) Xamarin
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