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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.05% 2.45% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 29.63% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £38,500 £40,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
40 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.18% 8.26% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 32
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,996 £25,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 6 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Debian
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma

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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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XML Messaging
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Debian
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Zend
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