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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 84 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.35% 2.78% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.82% 30.49% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 8
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £43,750 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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
110 82 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.77% 9.13% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 100 64 57
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,372
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +5 11 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Gloucester -12 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Stroud - 5 £45,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Marketing
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) MySQL
6 6 (15.00%) MS Office
6 6 (15.00%) SLA
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Debian
6 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.00%) MariaDB
6 6 (15.00%) Coaching
6 6 (15.00%) Security Hardening
6 6 (15.00%) Wireframes
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.50%) SaaS
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
8 4 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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
1 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Maximo
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Back Office
4 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Software Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) D3.js
4 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Java EE
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
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%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Coaching
4 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Security Hardening
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.00%) Wireframes
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Product Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) 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%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent incentives
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago