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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.69% 2.18% 3.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.20% 31.88% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
89 69 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.66% 6.85% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 77
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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 +11 13 £36,250 +28.31% 3
Cirencester +7 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Gloucester -3 5 £37,500 +6.38% 3
Tewkesbury +10 1 £28,500 -24.00%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Finance
3 22 (33.33%) C#
4 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) Java
4 18 (27.27%) XML
5 17 (25.76%) HTML
5 17 (25.76%) Marketing
5 17 (25.76%) Selenium
6 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
7 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 15 (22.73%) ISEB
7 15 (22.73%) .NET
7 15 (22.73%) Unix
8 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 11 (16.67%) Scrum
11 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Programme Management
11 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 11 (16.67%) SDLC
12 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
12 10 (15.15%) Cucumber

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.52%) Maya
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.52%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.58%) OLTP
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.58%) TKPROF
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Selenium
2 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.12%) JUnit
3 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.58%) Mercurial
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (6.06%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.55%) JBehave
6 3 (4.55%) TestDirector
6 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.52%) Bower
8 1 (1.52%) Grunt
8 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Marketing
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (15.15%) Electronics
4 10 (15.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.06%) Games
5 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.55%) Back Office
7 2 (3.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Manual Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) XML
2 17 (25.76%) HTML
3 15 (22.73%) .NET
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.58%) XML Schema
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) JPA
7 4 (6.06%) Middleware
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (6.06%) XSD
7 4 (6.06%) XSLT
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.55%) jQuery
8 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.55%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.03%) EJB
9 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) PMI
3 4 (6.06%) Reinsurance
3 4 (6.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.06%) W3C
4 3 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Social Media
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Unix
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 11 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 11 (16.67%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) SDLC
4 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
6 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.12%) BDD
7 8 (12.12%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) C
5 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.58%) C++
6 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.06%) XPath
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
1 15 (22.73%) ISEB
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.06%) GMP
1 4 (6.06%) ISO13485
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (7.58%) vSphere
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
1 10 (15.15%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
3 5 (7.58%) Remedy
3 5 (7.58%) Sybase
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) JDA
4 1 (1.52%) RedPrairie
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