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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.73% 4.99% 4.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.21% 50.00% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 20
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
103 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.40% 9.98% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 69
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stroud - 10 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -14 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Gloucester -3 3 £29,000 -42.00% 3
Cirencester -4 2 £42,500 +150.00%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) C
5 13 (17.11%) C++
5 13 (17.11%) HTML
5 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.11%) Degree
6 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.47%) DV Cleared
7 11 (14.47%) SDLC
8 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.16%) Selenium
8 10 (13.16%) Python
8 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 10 (13.16%) MS Office
9 9 (11.84%) C#
9 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) Oracle
10 8 (10.53%) SQL
10 8 (10.53%) OO
10 8 (10.53%) Finance

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 4 (5.26%) IIS
1 4 (5.26%) WordPress
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.32%) Maya
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Maximo
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
1 3 (3.95%) Trello
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Big Data
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Selenium
2 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.58%) JBehave
2 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 5 (6.58%) JUnit
2 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Games
3 7 (9.21%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Military
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Test Architect
7 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Tester
8 4 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Designer
8 4 (5.26%) HTML CSS Designer
8 4 (5.26%) UI Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) HTML
2 8 (10.53%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
3 6 (7.89%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
5 4 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.95%) JSON
6 3 (3.95%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.32%) COM+
7 1 (1.32%) WSDL
7 1 (1.32%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Social Media
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.32%) SCORM
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Android
2 5 (6.58%) Unix
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) CentOS
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
3 12 (15.79%) Scrum
4 11 (14.47%) SDLC
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 8 (10.53%) OO
7 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.21%) Functional Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Coaching
9 6 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (7.89%) Release Management
9 6 (7.89%) Service Design
9 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Java
2 14 (18.42%) C
3 13 (17.11%) C++
4 10 (13.16%) Python
5 9 (11.84%) C#
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.53%) SQL
7 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.58%) PHP
10 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.32%) VB
12 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) Degree
3 11 (14.47%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) ISEB
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PMP
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) Dell
4 2 (2.63%) EMC
4 2 (2.63%) Rally
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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