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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.27% 7.65% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.43% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £46,125 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
35 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.15% 15.29% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 18
Average salary £37,500 £44,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.20% -38.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Zenoss
5 2 (20.00%) qmail
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (20.00%) yum
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) qmail
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (20.00%) yum
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
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