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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.55% 2.88% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 36.84% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £44,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
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
13 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.63% 7.82% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 13
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) qmail
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) Apache
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) IIS
4 8 (53.33%) LDAP
4 8 (53.33%) SMTP
4 8 (53.33%) SNMP
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Squid
4 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (60.00%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) SMTP
2 8 (53.33%) LDAP
2 8 (53.33%) SNMP
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) Kerberos
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) GWAPT
2 1 (6.67%) OSCP
2 1 (6.67%) OSCE
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) GCIA
2 1 (6.67%) GSEC
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) qmail
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Squid
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Zenoss
1 4 (26.67%) YUM
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
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