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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 81 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.38% 5.44% 3.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.33% 47.37% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 12
Median salary £39,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £34,600 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,000 £36,350
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
123 114 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.71% 11.49% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 98 94 48
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -26 5 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucester -3 4 £29,000 -42.00%
Cirencester 0 1 £40,000 +135.29%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) C
3 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 11 (18.97%) HTML
4 11 (18.97%) MS Office
4 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
5 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
5 10 (17.24%) SDLC
6 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
6 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
6 9 (15.52%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) C#
6 9 (15.52%) C++
6 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
7 8 (13.79%) Degree
7 8 (13.79%) Java
7 8 (13.79%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) ISEB
7 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.79%) Coaching
8 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
8 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 6 (10.34%) XML
9 6 (10.34%) JIRA

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 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) WordPress
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
1 11 (18.97%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Maximo
2 2 (3.45%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Trello
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JIRA
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Hudson
6 1 (1.72%) JBehave
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Software Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Test Architect
4 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 4 (6.90%) HTML CSS Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
5 4 (6.90%) UI Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Web Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Web UI Designer
6 3 (5.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) XML
4 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) HTML5
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.17%) JSON
6 3 (5.17%) RESTful
7 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.72%) COM+
7 1 (1.72%) WSDL
7 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
2 10 (17.24%) SDLC
3 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
4 8 (13.79%) Coaching
4 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.34%) Data Management
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Release Management
6 6 (10.34%) Service Design
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) Information Management
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) C
2 9 (15.52%) C#
2 9 (15.52%) C++
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) Degree
3 8 (13.79%) ISEB
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) Dell
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
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