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 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 77 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.98% 3.20% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.58% 29.41% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 8
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £35,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,075 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
71 102 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.70% 10.89% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 52
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £72,500 £70,000
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 22 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 22 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
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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 +4 9 £38,500 +10.00%
Gloucester -27 4 £46,125 +26.36% 1
Cirencester - 3 £28,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.50%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) C
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle
7 6 (15.00%) MS Office
7 6 (15.00%) XML
7 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
8 5 (12.50%) MySQL
8 5 (12.50%) Windows
8 5 (12.50%) Line Management
9 4 (10.00%) HTML
9 4 (10.00%) LDAP
9 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.50%) System Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.00%) SNMP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) TKPROF
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) OLTP
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.00%) Xcode
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) AppScan
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Front Office
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Tester
3 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Trainer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.50%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.50%) Business Development Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) WSDL
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) XSD
6 2 (5.00%) XSLT
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) Java EE
6 2 (5.00%) JPA
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) W3C
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) System Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) High Availability
8 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) C
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Bourne shell
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.00%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) qmail
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (5.00%) yum
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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