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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.01% 3.62% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.10% 37.14% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 4
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £38,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £36,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
42 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.53% 9.75% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 32
Median salary £57,500 £38,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.35% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £31,500 £32,725
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (34.15%) C++
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (21.95%) C
6 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
6 8 (19.51%) Marketing
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
7 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
7 7 (17.07%) Python
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Games
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Android
8 6 (14.63%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) Coaching
8 6 (14.63%) Big Data
8 6 (14.63%) Social Media
8 6 (14.63%) Release Management
8 6 (14.63%) Data 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Marketing
3 7 (17.07%) Finance
4 6 (14.63%) Games
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 2 (4.88%) Military
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Software Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Test Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Training Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Assistant
6 3 (7.32%) IT Trainer
6 3 (7.32%) Trainer
7 2 (4.88%) Hardware Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Security Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) COM+
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) WSDL
3 2 (4.88%) XML Schema
3 2 (4.88%) XSL
4 1 (2.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
2 6 (14.63%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (14.63%) Social Media
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
4 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 7 (17.07%) SDLC
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Coaching
5 6 (14.63%) Data Management
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Release Management
5 6 (14.63%) Service Design
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C++
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) C
4 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.32%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) VB
8 2 (4.88%) VB6
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
3 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) EMC
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Rally
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago