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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 68 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.48% 3.59% 4.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.66% 39.78% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 21
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
101 93 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.34% 9.01% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81 81 71
Median salary £55,000 £40,250 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.64% -16.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,150 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Stroud - 9 £40,000 -
Gloucester +4 4 £29,500 -38.70% 1
Cirencester -1 1 £45,000 +164.70%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Java
3 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.07%) C++
5 14 (16.87%) HTML
5 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
5 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) Degree
5 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
6 13 (15.66%) SDLC
6 13 (15.66%) C
7 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (14.46%) Selenium
8 11 (13.25%) Marketing
8 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
8 11 (13.25%) C#
8 11 (13.25%) SQL
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.05%) Finance
9 10 (12.05%) Games
9 10 (12.05%) Python
9 10 (12.05%) Oracle
9 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.84%) Functional Testing
10 9 (10.84%) .NET
10 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
10 9 (10.84%) XML
10 9 (10.84%) Unix

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 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.61%) WordPress
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.20%) Maya
4 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Changepoint
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Trello
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
1 3 (3.61%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Big Data
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Selenium
2 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.43%) JUnit
3 6 (7.23%) JBehave
3 6 (7.23%) JIRA
3 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.25%) Marketing
3 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 10 (12.05%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Java Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Software Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Test Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Tester
5 6 (7.23%) Training Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) XML
3 8 (9.64%) Web Services
4 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.23%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.82%) HTML5
6 3 (3.61%) JSON
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (2.41%) COM+
7 2 (2.41%) WSDL
7 2 (2.41%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.41%) XSL
8 1 (1.20%) EJB
8 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.20%) jQuery
8 1 (1.20%) JSF
8 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.23%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.23%) Social Media
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.20%) SCORM
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Unix
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Android
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) Scrum
2 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
3 13 (15.66%) SDLC
4 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.84%) Functional Testing
7 9 (10.84%) OO
8 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Automation Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Coaching
10 6 (7.23%) Data Management
10 6 (7.23%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (7.23%) QA Automation
10 6 (7.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) C++
3 13 (15.66%) C
4 11 (13.25%) C#
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) Python
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) VB
10 2 (2.41%) VB6
11 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) Degree
3 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) ISEB
5 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Dell
4 2 (2.41%) EMC
4 2 (2.41%) Rally
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
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