The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 68 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.75% 3.36% 3.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.63% 25.58% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 30
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,900 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 64 129 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 6.77% 13.14% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 110 93
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £80,000
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for QA in Gloucestershire

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Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Gloucestershire

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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 27 June 2017. 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 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
Cirencester -13 11 - -
Tewkesbury - 6 £31,500 -
Gloucester +4 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
QA
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
5 13 (28.89%) Project Management
5 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
6 11 (24.44%) System Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Use Case
7 10 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Java
7 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
7 10 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Domain Models
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) SOAP
8 9 (20.00%) Marketing
9 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
9 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
10 7 (15.56%) C#
10 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
11 6 (13.33%) REST
12 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (11.11%) SAP
12 5 (11.11%) Unix

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Co-occurring 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 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) GIS
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.44%) Spatial Data
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Marketing
3 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.11%) Electronics
4 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.89%) Back Office
5 4 (8.89%) Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Head of Development
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) SOAP
2 6 (13.33%) REST
3 5 (11.11%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.89%) XML Messaging
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) Java EE
6 1 (2.22%) JPA
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
4 11 (24.44%) System Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 10 (22.22%) Domain Models
5 10 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) Use Case
6 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.11%) SDLC
7 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
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