The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.94% 2.68% 3.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 37.50% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £35,250 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.05% -2.29%
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 Gloucester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.33% 7.14% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 23
Average salary £35,250 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,075 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

QA
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucester region.

QA Salary Trend in Gloucester

QA
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Gloucester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 6 (54.55%) yum
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
2 6 (54.55%) qmail
2 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
2 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (54.55%) Nagios
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 6 (54.55%) SMTP
2 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
2 6 (54.55%) SNMP
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
1 6 (54.55%) SMTP
1 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
1 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
1 6 (54.55%) SNMP
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) GWAPT
2 1 (9.09%) OSCP
2 1 (9.09%) OSCE
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) GCIA
2 1 (9.09%) GSEC
2 1 (9.09%) GCIH
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) qmail
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
1 6 (54.55%) yum
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (54.55%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Salary: From £35,018 to £43,645 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago