The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 85 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.36% 4.39% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.93% 39.62% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 15
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +20.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,750 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
81 106 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.12% 11.08% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 75 67
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

QA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Stroud - 4 £45,000 -
Gloucester -14 2 £46,250 +15.62% 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Marketing
6 8 (20.00%) MySQL
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.50%) SaaS
7 7 (17.50%) XML
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) Selenium
8 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) XML Messaging
8 6 (15.00%) Debian
8 6 (15.00%) Back Office
8 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (15.00%) Security Hardening
8 6 (15.00%) MariaDB
8 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Extranet
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Back Office
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Software Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Development
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) XML Messaging
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.50%) D3.js
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Debian
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.00%) Security Hardening
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) ETL
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Product Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
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