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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 89 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.68% 2.88% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.54% 32.18% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 12
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £40,500
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
114 87 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.58% 8.95% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 100 71 69
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Cheltenham -2 12 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Gloucester -11 4 £46,250 +21.71% 1
Stroud - 2 £45,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
5 7 (16.28%) MS Office
5 7 (16.28%) SLA
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Coaching
6 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.95%) XML
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) Marketing
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) MySQL
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
7 5 (11.63%) SaaS
7 5 (11.63%) Wireframes
8 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring

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 3 (6.98%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Maximo
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Trello
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Software Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.33%) D3.js
6 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.33%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Debian
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Coaching
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Wireframes
6 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) People Management
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) Security Hardening
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Zend
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