The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.17% 3.09% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 39.13% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 13
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £29,712
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +26.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,750 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 46 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.27% 7.89% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 62
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

QA
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Somerset region.

QA Salary Trend in Somerset

QA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Somerset

QA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +7 21 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Yeovil +14 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Street -2 1 £80,000 -
Taunton -8 1 £57,500 +48.38%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Somerset region with a requirement for QA.

1 28 (44.44%) Selenium
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) Degree
3 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
4 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
5 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 15 (23.81%) Gherkin
6 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 14 (22.22%) Puppet
6 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (22.22%) DevOps
6 14 (22.22%) SpecFlow
7 13 (20.63%) AppDynamics
7 13 (20.63%) Docker
7 13 (20.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (20.63%) New Relic
7 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
7 13 (20.63%) Change Control
8 12 (19.05%) Python
8 12 (19.05%) SQL
8 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
9 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
9 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
9 11 (17.46%) Digital Media
9 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
10 10 (15.87%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.59%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) NAS
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
1 2 (3.17%) VoIP
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Selenium
2 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.59%) Ant
6 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) TestRail
6 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Business Process Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Process Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Tester
4 10 (15.87%) Software Tester
5 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.87%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.59%) COM
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.59%) LINQ
4 1 (1.59%) ODBC
4 1 (1.59%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.59%) Equities
4 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Debian
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 13 (20.63%) Change Control
4 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) SDLC
7 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.94%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Line Management
9 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) System Testing
10 3 (4.76%) BDD
10 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) Python
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.87%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) AppDynamics
2 13 (20.63%) New Relic
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.59%) Progress
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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