The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Devon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.41% 4.59% 5.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.95% 36.11% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 11
Average salary £31,625 £34,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.98% +28.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
42 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 11.02% 12.72% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 34
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South West

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

QA
Salary Trend in Devon

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

QA Salary Trend in Devon

QA
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Devon

QA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Bideford - 6 - -
Exeter -14 4 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Plymouth - 2 £35,375 -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) Restlet
2 6 (37.50%) NetSuite
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) SLA
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) CCA
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) Firmware
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Trainee Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Trainee
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML5
1 6 (37.50%) Restlet
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCA
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
1 3 (18.75%) XenServer
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) NetSuite
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago