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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 48 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.45% 1.70% 3.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.94% 18.75% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
72 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 20.87% 9.09% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,250 £43,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 18 January 2017, 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 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Product Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case

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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Product Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle