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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 40 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +44
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 44 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.07% 4.73% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.78% 41.51% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 7
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,350 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
82 106 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.33% 11.40% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 68
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Tewkesbury +12 9 £42,500 -12.82%
Gloucester -23 7 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Cirencester - 2 £17,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) .NET
3 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.25%) Finance
5 19 (29.69%) C#
5 19 (29.69%) Java
6 18 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (23.44%) SQL
8 13 (20.31%) OO
8 13 (20.31%) TDD
9 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 10 (15.63%) SDLC
11 9 (14.06%) C
12 8 (12.50%) XML
12 8 (12.50%) MySQL
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 8 (12.50%) Degree
13 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.94%) C++
13 7 (10.94%) XML Schema
13 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
14 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.38%) Scrum
14 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
14 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (9.38%) Web Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.25%) TKPROF
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.25%) OLTP
5 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.13%) Xcode
5 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.56%) AppScan
6 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Front Office
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Tester
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Trainer
6 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) QA Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Programmer
8 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Manual Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Programmer
8 4 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.69%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) XML Schema
4 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 6 (9.38%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) J2EE
5 5 (7.81%) Spring
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.25%) XSD
6 4 (6.25%) XSLT
6 4 (6.25%) Middleware
6 4 (6.25%) JPA
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (4.69%) WSDL
7 3 (4.69%) Java EE
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.56%) CSS
9 1 (1.56%) JSP
9 1 (1.56%) SOAP
9 1 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
2 4 (6.25%) W3C
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) DTV
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (20.31%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) OO
4 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.63%) SDLC
5 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Load Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) CRM
6 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 6 (9.38%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.81%) UML
7 5 (7.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) C#
1 19 (29.69%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) C
4 7 (10.94%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.25%) XPath
5 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Delphi
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.13%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive Salary & Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago