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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.36% 5.38% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.64% 34.69% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £37,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £70,000 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
44 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.98% 15.51% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 31
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,100 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Big Data
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Android
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Service Design
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) ISEB
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Data Management
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Software Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Test Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Support Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) COM+
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) WSDL
4 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
4 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) Data Management
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Design
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Process Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 17 days ago