Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 271 307
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36 -26
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 40 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 36
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £40,850 £36,750 £23,563
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,900
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.66% -3.89%

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,068 9,161 9,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.73% 91.04% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,102 7,526 7,972
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South West.

Salary trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -10 15 £49,000 +8.89% 4
Bristol +20 14 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Gloucestershire +17 5 £55,000 +1.38% 2
Somerset - 4 - - 2
Dorset +5 2 £62,500 -16.67% 3
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) V-Model
4 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) Change Management
5 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
7 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
7 13 (32.50%) QMS
7 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
7 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (32.50%) ISEB
7 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
7 13 (32.50%) Test Planning
7 13 (32.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 13 (32.50%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Scrum
8 12 (30.00%) Unified Process
8 12 (30.00%) RAD
8 12 (30.00%) DSDM
8 12 (30.00%) Release Management
8 12 (30.00%) OpenUP
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 10 (25.00%) Test Automation

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Modbus
1 4 (10.00%) PPP
1 4 (10.00%) Profibus
1 4 (10.00%) RS-232
1 4 (10.00%) RS-422
1 4 (10.00%) RS-485
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.50%) PowerCenter
1 5 (12.50%) QualityStage
1 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Lake
2 3 (7.50%) GIS
2 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Project Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Project Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Avro
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) Kafka
3 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (7.50%) Pandas
3 3 (7.50%) scikit-learn
3 3 (7.50%) SciPy
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) CAN bus
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) V-Model
4 16 (40.00%) Change Management
5 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
6 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
6 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
6 13 (32.50%) QMS
6 13 (32.50%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Test Planning
6 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (30.00%) OpenUP
7 12 (30.00%) Release Management
7 12 (30.00%) Scrum
7 12 (30.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
1 9 (22.50%) C#
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Clojure
4 3 (7.50%) Cypher
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) ISEB
4 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (15.00%) CEH
6 6 (15.00%) MCSA
6 6 (15.00%) MCSE
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) ISO 13485
3 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.00%) PMO
4 1 (2.50%) AQAP
4 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Informatica
3 5 (12.50%) Trillium
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media