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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.48% 2.86% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.25% 38.89% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £43,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
16 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.92% 7.35% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Average salary £65,000 £38,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% -35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £76,500 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) qmail
3 11 (57.89%) IIS
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 10 (52.63%) Perl
4 10 (52.63%) Apache
5 9 (47.37%) LDAP
5 9 (47.37%) SNMP
5 9 (47.37%) SMTP
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Squid
6 8 (42.11%) Software Deployment
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) Ruby
8 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) CentOS
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) NFS
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Change Management
9 5 (26.32%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) IIS
2 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) LDAP
2 9 (47.37%) SNMP
2 9 (47.37%) SMTP
3 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) CentOS
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Deployment
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) SIEM
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (5.26%) People Management
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Bourne shell
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) GWAPT
2 1 (5.26%) OSCP
2 1 (5.26%) OSCE
2 1 (5.26%) GCIA
2 1 (5.26%) GSEC
2 1 (5.26%) GCIH
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) qmail
2 9 (47.37%) Squid
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) NFS
6 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) YUM
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) Zenoss
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) NetApp
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary
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