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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.16% 2.13% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 21.31% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 11
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
66 61 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.46% 10.00% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 55
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +21 30 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Yeovil +8 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Taunton -16 1 £57,500 +27.77%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (46.15%) Selenium
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 18 (27.69%) Degree
5 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
6 15 (23.08%) Gherkin
6 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (23.08%) DevOps
6 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 14 (21.54%) SQL
7 14 (21.54%) Python
7 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
7 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
7 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (21.54%) TeamCity
7 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (21.54%) SpecFlow
7 14 (21.54%) Puppet
8 13 (20.00%) Digital Media
8 13 (20.00%) Change Control
8 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 13 (20.00%) New Relic
8 13 (20.00%) Docker
8 13 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (20.00%) AppDynamics
9 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
10 10 (15.38%) 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 (4.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.54%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) NAS
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) VoIP
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Selenium
2 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
3 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
4 14 (21.54%) SpecFlow
4 14 (21.54%) TeamCity
5 13 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.08%) Maven
9 1 (1.54%) Ant
9 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.54%) JIRA
9 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.54%) TestRail
9 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Tester
3 12 (18.46%) Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Software Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Business Process Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Process Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.62%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Business Improvement Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) RESTful
5 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) Java EE
5 1 (1.54%) JSON
5 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Equities
3 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Debian
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 15 (23.08%) DevOps
3 13 (20.00%) Change Control
3 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.23%) SDLC
8 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Line Management
9 4 (6.15%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.15%) System Testing
10 3 (4.62%) BDD
10 3 (4.62%) Functional Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.54%) Python
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (21.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 13 (20.00%) New Relic
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco
3 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
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