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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 33 63
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.53% 6.69% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.03% 60.00% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 9
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,250 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £37,500 £46,000
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
29 70 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.92% 11.15% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 52
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £41,650
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +7 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Taunton -10 1 - - 1
Street - 1 £80,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.51%) Digital Media
4 7 (17.95%) SDLC
4 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 6 (15.38%) MS Office
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Windows
7 4 (10.26%) ISEB
8 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2

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 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) NAS
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
1 2 (5.13%) VoIP
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
1 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Software Tester
2 7 (17.95%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Business Process Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Junior
4 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Customer Support
5 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) COM
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) ODBC
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Digital Media
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.95%) SDLC
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
1 8 (20.51%) Python
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) New Relic
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Progress
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago