Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cirencester with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire > Cirencester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - +30 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 8.21% - 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.54% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 0 1
Cirencester median annual salary £50,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £33,750 - £41,250
90th Percentile £56,250 - £43,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cirencester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cirencester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 26 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 13.33% 2.04% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 6
Cirencester median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +71.88% -48.11%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,375 £36,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.67% -11.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cirencester

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cirencester.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Cirencester

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Salary Trend in Cirencester

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

Salary trend for QA in Cirencester

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Salary Histogram in Cirencester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Cirencester over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Cirencester region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 6 (37.50%) JMeter
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) GitLab
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 3 (18.75%) Fintech
6 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Domain Models
6 3 (18.75%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cirencester 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 3 (18.75%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JMeter
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) GitLab
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Head of Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google