The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 36 39
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 2.04% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 26.67% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -
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
19 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.88% 7.65% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £44,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) WatiN
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
4 2 (18.18%) WATIR
4 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (27.27%) JMeter
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
1 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
2 2 (18.18%) WATIR
2 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
2 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
2 2 (18.18%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
1 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago