The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.16% 3.52% 6.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% 38.46% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Median salary £29,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
29 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.20% 9.15% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 6
Median salary £27,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Games
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell