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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 77 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.78% 3.70% 3.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.47% 33.67% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 32
Average salary £35,125 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.30% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
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
68 98 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.71% 11.00% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 57
Average salary £35,250 £41,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,110 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Gloucester +11 6 £35,250 -17.05% 6
Cheltenham -17 2 £28,250 -13.07% 3
Cirencester -1 1 £40,000 - 5
Tewkesbury -10 1 £37,500 -25.00%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Change Management
3 12 (34.29%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) LDAP
6 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.00%) MySQL
7 7 (20.00%) C#
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
8 6 (17.14%) Zenoss
8 6 (17.14%) qmail
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Bourne shell
8 6 (17.14%) yum
8 6 (17.14%) Puppet
8 6 (17.14%) Software Deployment
8 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) UNIX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (17.14%) Apache
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LDAP
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) SMTP
2 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
2 6 (17.14%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
2 6 (17.14%) SNMP
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) OLTP
3 2 (5.71%) TKPROF
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Tester
7 2 (5.71%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Development Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) XSD
3 2 (5.71%) XSLT
3 2 (5.71%) XML Schema
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) JPA
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) W3C
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Solaris
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Change Management
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Software Deployment
6 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) System Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C#
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) Bourne shell
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) GWAPT
3 1 (2.86%) OSCP
3 1 (2.86%) OSCE
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) GCIA
3 1 (2.86%) GSEC
3 1 (2.86%) GCIH
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) qmail
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
1 6 (17.14%) Zenoss
1 6 (17.14%) yum
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits £5000 Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Salary: From £35,018 to £43,645 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Superdry
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 18 days ago