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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.98% 4.76% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.32% 44.44% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -21.22%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
19 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.31% 10.71% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £57,500 £42,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.09% -29.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,241 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
2 7 (53.85%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
2 7 (53.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) OLTP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) JDA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
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