The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 56 25
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.86% 0.37% 8.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 5.00% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 16
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £43,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.43% 7.33% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 28
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Gloucester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Blackboard
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (30.00%) VLE
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) E-Learning Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (30.00%) VLE
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (10.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) YUM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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