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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 55 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.68% 2.25% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.44% 22.22% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 7
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
78 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.98% 10.13% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 70 56 41
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +20 31 £40,000 - 2
Street - 1 - -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 27 (43.55%) Selenium
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.26%) Degree
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
4 19 (30.65%) DevOps
5 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
6 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
7 14 (22.58%) TeamCity
7 14 (22.58%) .NET
7 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (22.58%) SpecFlow
7 14 (22.58%) Gherkin
7 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (22.58%) Puppet
8 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
8 13 (20.97%) Change Control
8 13 (20.97%) New Relic
8 13 (20.97%) Docker
8 13 (20.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (20.97%) AppDynamics
8 13 (20.97%) SQL
9 12 (19.35%) HTML
9 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
10 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.13%) Java
11 9 (14.52%) CSS

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 (8.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Selenium
2 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.58%) SpecFlow
3 14 (22.58%) TeamCity
4 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (9.68%) Maven
6 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.84%) JIRA
7 3 (4.84%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) TestRail
8 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Tester
3 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Business Process Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Process Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Software Tester
5 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Development Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.45%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
1 14 (22.58%) Gherkin
2 12 (19.35%) HTML
3 9 (14.52%) CSS
3 9 (14.52%) jQuery
3 9 (14.52%) Web Services
4 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (9.68%) RESTful
5 5 (8.06%) Backbone.js
5 5 (8.06%) HTML5
5 5 (8.06%) Java EE
6 4 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) Equities
3 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Debian
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) DevOps
3 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Change Control
5 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.29%) SDLC
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
10 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.45%) System Testing
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) Python
6 8 (12.90%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) ISEB
3 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) AppDynamics
2 13 (20.97%) New Relic
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
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