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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.82% 12.57% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.18% 77.42% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% +24.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.85% 16.23% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 34
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Gloucester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) DTV
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Trainer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OOP
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago