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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.79% 2.05% 4.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.73% 23.81% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £35,250 £44,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.22% +2.87%
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
11 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.59% 8.61% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 24
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,625 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 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 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Zenoss
2 6 (66.67%) qmail
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Bourne shell
2 6 (66.67%) yum
2 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) SMTP
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) SMTP
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Bourne shell
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) GWAPT
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
2 1 (11.11%) OSCE
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) GCIA
2 1 (11.11%) GSEC
2 1 (11.11%) GCIH
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) qmail
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Zenoss
1 6 (66.67%) yum
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
1 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
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