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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.88% 2.27% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.65% 27.66% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 10
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
68 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.45% 8.22% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 50
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £20,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 May 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 May 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 +16 23 £40,000 +81.81%
Street - 2 £30,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Selenium
3 18 (29.51%) Degree
4 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.95%) .NET
5 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (22.95%) DevOps
6 12 (19.67%) HTML
6 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.03%) Java
7 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Web Services
8 10 (16.39%) SpecFlow
8 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
8 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
9 9 (14.75%) Puppet
9 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
9 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.75%) Gherkin
9 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
9 9 (14.75%) CSS
9 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.75%) jQuery
10 8 (13.11%) Scrum
10 8 (13.11%) Information Security

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 (8.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Selenium
2 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.39%) SpecFlow
4 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
5 8 (13.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (9.84%) Maven
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) Ant
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Process Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Compliance Officer
5 6 (9.84%) Information Officer
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Compliance Officer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Officer
6 5 (8.20%) Development Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) Web Services
4 9 (14.75%) CSS
4 9 (14.75%) Gherkin
4 9 (14.75%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.84%) RESTful
6 5 (8.20%) Backbone.js
6 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) Java EE
7 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.28%) J2EE
9 1 (1.64%) JSON
9 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Equities
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
4 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.11%) Change Control
5 8 (13.11%) Information Security
5 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) BDD
6 7 (11.48%) SDLC
6 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) MVC
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.20%) Lean Manufacturing
8 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.84%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) Python
6 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) AppDynamics
2 8 (13.11%) New Relic
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago