The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 61 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.17% 6.60% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.63% 37.50% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 1
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
QA
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 56 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.07% 17.61% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 21
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

QA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

QA Salary Trend in Cheltenham

QA
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (36.00%) C++
1 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Data Management
3 6 (24.00%) Android
3 6 (24.00%) Release Management
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 6 (24.00%) Service Design
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 5 (20.00%) Coaching
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Military
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Software Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Test Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Hardware Tester
5 2 (8.00%) IT Assistant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) COM+
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Data Management
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Release Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Design
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Coaching
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C++
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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