The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 35
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 3.96% 3.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 24.24% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 12
Median salary - £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11 66 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 4.62% 16.34% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 56 40
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,200 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Cheltenham

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Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for QA in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Go
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
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