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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.48% 2.53% 2.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 87.50% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.70% 17.68% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 42
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,950 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 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 16 (59.26%) IIS
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
1 16 (59.26%) Internet
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Squid
5 9 (33.33%) qmail
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) DOM
6 8 (29.63%) Adobe
6 8 (29.63%) Games
6 8 (29.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (29.63%) Ajax
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) Axure RP
6 8 (29.63%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) Delphi
7 7 (25.93%) PHP
7 7 (25.93%) OOP
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (59.26%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Internet
2 13 (48.15%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 5 (18.52%) LDAP
4 5 (18.52%) SMTP
4 5 (18.52%) SNMP
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (29.63%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) UI Developer
2 8 (29.63%) UI Programmer
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) DOM
1 8 (29.63%) Ajax
1 8 (29.63%) jQuery
1 8 (29.63%) HTML5
1 8 (29.63%) CSS3
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) Scrum
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) OOP
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Delphi
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Squid
1 9 (33.33%) qmail
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) NFS
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 8 (29.63%) Adobe
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) HP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago