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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Somerset
Rank 64 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.06% 5.84% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 49.30% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 8
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
17 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.01% 11.85% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 54 38
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £48,250 £41,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 5 £45,000 +33.33% 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
1 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
1 7 (25.93%) SDLC
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) MS Office
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (11.11%) ISEB
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) OpenEdge
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) COM
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) ODBC
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
1 7 (25.93%) SDLC
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) BCP
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Progress
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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