Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.77% 6.39% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.42% 60.94% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 7
Bath median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +53.06%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,650 £19,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -4.11%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 76 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.90% 10.49% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 61
Bath median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +40.38% -24.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,300 £19,000
90th Percentile £54,125 £44,750 £53,750
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bath

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bath over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bath

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 15 (28.85%) ETL
5 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) SDLC
8 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (21.15%) Windows
9 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
10 10 (19.23%) Data Mining
10 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) Scrum
12 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
13 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
13 7 (13.46%) Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Unix

QA
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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 10 (19.23%) Data Mining
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.62%) OLAP
5 5 (9.62%) Power BI
5 5 (9.62%) QlikView
6 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.69%) Big Data
6 4 (7.69%) Flink
7 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) Selenium
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.85%) JBehave
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Business Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) DBA
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.77%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) Kafka
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
2 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) LAMP
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 15 (28.85%) ETL
4 13 (25.00%) SDLC
5 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Data Management
12 4 (7.69%) Change Management
12 4 (7.69%) High Availability
12 4 (7.69%) Kanban
12 4 (7.69%) Release Management
12 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.69%) Groovy
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.62%) ISEB
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin