The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 81 61 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% 2.85% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.38% 29.21% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 7
Average salary £38,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,875 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
QA
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
84 89 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.59% 9.76% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 66 60 46
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

QA
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucestershire region.

QA Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

QA
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

QA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 10 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Gloucester -16 5 £46,250 +8.82%
Cirencester - 3 £28,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) .NET
3 12 (27.27%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Degree
6 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 9 (20.45%) C#
7 8 (18.18%) MySQL
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.91%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) LDAP
9 6 (13.64%) Python
9 6 (13.64%) C
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) OO
9 6 (13.64%) MS Office
9 6 (13.64%) XML
9 6 (13.64%) Load Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Change Management
9 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (11.36%) Firewall
10 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LDAP
2 5 (11.36%) SMTP
2 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 5 (11.36%) Kerberos
2 5 (11.36%) SNMP
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) OLTP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) TKPROF
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.55%) Xcode
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) AppScan
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Front Office
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Trainer
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) XML Schema
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) WSDL
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.55%) Java EE
6 2 (4.55%) JPA
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (4.55%) XSD
6 2 (4.55%) XSLT
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Solaris
3 5 (11.36%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Load Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
6 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 3 (6.82%) System Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) UML
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) C
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) Bourne shell
5 5 (11.36%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) XPath
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Delphi
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.36%) qmail
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Zenoss
1 5 (11.36%) yum
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.36%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 23 days ago