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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 42 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.97% 2.34% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.38% 29.03% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Median salary £45,000 £33,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.33% +54.65%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
29 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.60% 8.05% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 19
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,124 £25,050 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 17 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Debian
2 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) MariaDB
2 6 (31.58%) Security Hardening
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MariaDB
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Debian
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Security Hardening
2 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
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