Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 65 53
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.73% 1.29% 3.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 9.76% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 21
Gloucester median annual salary £52,500 £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.35% -38.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £37,850 £27,350 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% - +14.29%

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 Gloucester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Gloucester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 34 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 10.56% 13.18% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 77 37
Gloucester median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.94% -15.29% -22.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,500 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -7.41%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Gloucester

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Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for QA in Gloucester

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Salary Histogram in Gloucester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Gloucester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) QlikView
4 3 (25.00%) DataFlux
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) JMeter
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Cognos
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
4 3 (25.00%) Tableau
4 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Power BI
1 3 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Product Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
1 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cognos
1 3 (25.00%) DataFlux
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau