The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 49 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.87% 1.25% 9.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 10.53% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Median salary £37,500 £46,125 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.69% +26.36%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
25 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.36% 11.84% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 22
Median salary £76,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+90.62% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
3 3 (27.27%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) Electronic Patient Records

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior NHS Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) HR Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Dell
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SAP