The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 31 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.12% 3.02% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.29% 34.09% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
70 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.55% 8.87% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 46
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £31,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £52,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Somerset

QA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -4 9 £32,500 -10.95%
Bath +5 8 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Yeovil -7 8 £31,250 -13.19% 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Business Development
2 13 (20.31%) Data Integration
2 13 (20.31%) Data Architecture
2 13 (20.31%) Business Continuity
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security
2 13 (20.31%) Analytics
3 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (17.19%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Test Management
6 9 (14.06%) Windows
6 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (12.50%) User Stories
7 8 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 8 (12.50%) MS Office
7 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (10.94%) jQuery
8 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.94%) CSS
8 7 (10.94%) HTML
8 7 (10.94%) Java
8 7 (10.94%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Data Scientist
1 13 (20.31%) Head of Architecture
1 13 (20.31%) Head of Data Architecture
2 12 (18.75%) Compliance Officer
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Software Tester
4 10 (15.63%) Tester
5 9 (14.06%) Information Officer
5 9 (14.06%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 9 (14.06%) Information Security Officer
5 9 (14.06%) Security Compliance Officer
5 9 (14.06%) Security Officer
6 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (7.81%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) CSS
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
2 7 (10.94%) jQuery
2 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (6.25%) J2EE
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Integration
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Analytics
2 13 (20.31%) Business Continuity
2 13 (20.31%) Business Development
2 13 (20.31%) Data Architecture
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
4 9 (14.06%) Test Management
5 8 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
5 8 (12.50%) User Stories
6 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) TDD
7 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
1 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
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