The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.32% 9.72% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.33% 81.58% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 3
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 60 38 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 13.07% 11.91% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 37
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bath

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Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for QA in Bath

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Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bath over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for QA.

1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 25 (59.52%) Unix
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 16 (38.10%) Selenium
7 15 (35.71%) Scrum
7 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (33.33%) QA Automation
9 13 (30.95%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (30.95%) JBehave
9 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
9 13 (30.95%) Functional Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (30.95%) OO
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle
9 13 (30.95%) JUnit
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
10 12 (28.57%) OLAP
10 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (28.57%) ETL
10 12 (28.57%) NetApp
10 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (28.57%) VMware
10 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
10 12 (28.57%) Data Analysis
10 12 (28.57%) Data Management
10 12 (28.57%) QlikView

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (28.57%) OLAP
3 12 (28.57%) Power BI
3 12 (28.57%) QlikView
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
2 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.95%) JBehave
2 13 (30.95%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Test Automation Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Test Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) DBA
3 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.76%) QA Manual Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Manual Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) LAMP
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Unix
3 12 (28.57%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 13 (30.95%) Exploratory Testing
4 13 (30.95%) Functional Testing
4 13 (30.95%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (30.95%) OO
5 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 12 (28.57%) Data Management
5 12 (28.57%) ETL
6 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.90%) System Testing
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) NetApp
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago