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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.39% 1.96% 2.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.98% 23.91% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 18
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.21% 8.19% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 100 74 65
Median salary £52,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,525
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +17 28 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Gloucester +9 9 £37,500 -18.91%
Cirencester +2 1 £42,500 +51.78%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Finance
3 17 (21.52%) Marketing
3 17 (21.52%) SDLC
4 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
4 16 (20.25%) Scrum
5 15 (18.99%) Degree
5 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
6 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.72%) Selenium
6 14 (17.72%) Java
6 14 (17.72%) C
7 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
8 12 (15.19%) C#
8 12 (15.19%) HTML
8 12 (15.19%) Unix
8 12 (15.19%) ISEB
8 12 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.92%) C++
10 10 (12.66%) Oracle
10 10 (12.66%) Games
10 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.66%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared
11 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
11 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
11 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing

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 (5.06%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.27%) Maya
4 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) LAN
1 3 (3.80%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Selenium
2 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.13%) JUnit
4 6 (7.59%) JBehave
4 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Marketing
3 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (12.66%) Games
5 8 (10.13%) Electronics
6 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Military
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Tester
4 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Manual Tester
6 6 (7.59%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Software Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Test Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Training Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.39%) Web Services
3 7 (8.86%) XML
4 5 (6.33%) HTML5
5 4 (5.06%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.53%) EJB
7 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.53%) Java EE
7 2 (2.53%) JSF
7 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.27%) WSDL
8 1 (1.27%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.27%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.59%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.59%) Social Media
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) PMI
4 3 (3.80%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.27%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Unix
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Android
3 6 (7.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) SDLC
3 16 (20.25%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
5 12 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (12.66%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
8 9 (11.39%) OO
8 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.86%) Data Management
10 7 (8.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
10 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.59%) BDD
11 6 (7.59%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) C
1 14 (17.72%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) C#
3 11 (13.92%) C++
4 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) ISEB
3 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.59%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) Dell
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
5 2 (2.53%) Rally
5 2 (2.53%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago