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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.43% 3.48% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 25.53% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 2
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
22 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.35% 13.62% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 16
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) WSDL
4 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) WSDL
2 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Delphi
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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