The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yeovil region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yeovil 15.79% 37.50% 4.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 69.23% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
QA
Somerset

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 Yeovil region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yeovil
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yeovil 15.79% 54.17% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

The demand trend of job ads across the Yeovil region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

QA
Salary Trend in Yeovil

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Yeovil region.

QA Salary Trend in Yeovil

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yeovil

For the 6 months to 4 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 Yeovil region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Yeovil 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP