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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.71% 2.06% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.75% 16.90% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 8
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £26,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £43,200 £51,500
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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
80 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.43% 12.18% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 41
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +19 39 £38,750 - 2
Taunton - 1 £57,500 -
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (43.84%) Selenium
2 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.14%) Degree
4 21 (28.77%) Automated Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
5 19 (26.03%) DevOps
6 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.29%) SQL
7 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
8 15 (20.55%) Gherkin
8 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
8 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
9 14 (19.18%) SpecFlow
9 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (19.18%) Puppet
9 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
9 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
9 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (17.81%) New Relic
10 13 (17.81%) Docker
10 13 (17.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (17.81%) Change Control
10 13 (17.81%) AppDynamics
10 13 (17.81%) .NET
10 13 (17.81%) Python
10 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
11 12 (16.44%) HTML
11 12 (16.44%) Service Delivery

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 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.37%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Selenium
2 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
3 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
4 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
4 14 (19.18%) SpecFlow
4 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
5 13 (17.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (8.22%) Maven
7 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.11%) JIRA
9 3 (4.11%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.37%) Ant
10 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.37%) TestRail
10 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Tester
3 12 (16.44%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Business Process Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Process Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Software Tester
5 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Development Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.48%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Test Automation Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Gherkin
2 13 (17.81%) .NET
3 12 (16.44%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 9 (12.33%) jQuery
4 9 (12.33%) Web Services
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.22%) RESTful
6 5 (6.85%) Backbone.js
6 5 (6.85%) HTML5
6 5 (6.85%) Java EE
7 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Equities
4 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Debian
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Automated Testing
2 19 (26.03%) DevOps
3 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) Change Control
5 12 (16.44%) Service Delivery
5 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.59%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) SDLC
8 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
10 5 (6.85%) BDD
10 5 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.85%) Line Management
10 5 (6.85%) Manual Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.29%) SQL
3 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
4 13 (17.81%) Python
5 10 (13.70%) C#
5 10 (13.70%) Java
6 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) ISEB
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PMP
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (19.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) AppDynamics
2 13 (17.81%) New Relic
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + pension
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