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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.00% 0.34% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.86% 2.86% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £32,500 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
43 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.33% 11.74% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 11
Average salary £39,250 £51,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.15% +29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (59.26%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) OO
5 11 (40.74%) MySQL
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) C++
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
8 8 (29.63%) C
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) OOP
8 8 (29.63%) Spring
8 8 (29.63%) SDLC
9 7 (25.93%) BDD
10 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Java EE
10 6 (22.22%) J2EE
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
12 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
12 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
12 4 (14.81%) REST
12 4 (14.81%) MVC
12 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (14.81%) JSP
12 4 (14.81%) SOAP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Trainer
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) Spring
4 6 (22.22%) Java EE
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) WSDL
6 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) OO
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) OOP
4 8 (29.63%) SDLC
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
7 4 (14.81%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) C++
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
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