The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.41% 1.84% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.33% 31.82% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,300 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.43% +41.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,760 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
30 22 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 10.10% 5.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 64
Average salary £42,500 £42,300 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +43.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Exeter +8 14 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Plymouth +3 2 - - 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) C#
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 18 (36.73%) Java
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) C
6 13 (26.53%) Degree
6 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
6 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
8 11 (22.45%) Objective-C
8 11 (22.45%) CSS
8 11 (22.45%) C++
8 11 (22.45%) HTML
8 11 (22.45%) Apple
8 11 (22.45%) MATLAB
8 11 (22.45%) Python
8 11 (22.45%) SAS
8 11 (22.45%) Ruby
8 11 (22.45%) JIRA
8 11 (22.45%) R
9 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
11 8 (16.33%) OOP
11 8 (16.33%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) DevOps
13 6 (12.24%) Product Management
13 6 (12.24%) User Stories
13 6 (12.24%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (22.45%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) NuGet
3 2 (4.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Software Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Test Analyst
5 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
5 12 (24.49%) QA Analyst
6 10 (20.41%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (18.37%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (12.24%) QA Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (10.20%) Angular Developer
9 5 (10.20%) C Developer
9 5 (10.20%) C/C++ Developer
9 5 (10.20%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Developer in Test
9 5 (10.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
9 5 (10.20%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) CSS
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) .NET
3 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 3 (6.12%) Physics
6 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Scrum
3 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
5 8 (16.33%) OO
5 8 (16.33%) OOP
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Product Management
7 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) QA Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Workflow
9 4 (8.16%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) C
5 11 (22.45%) C++
5 11 (22.45%) MATLAB
5 11 (22.45%) Objective-C
5 11 (22.45%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) R
5 11 (22.45%) Ruby
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) ESRI
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits & up to 15% bon
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & More
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago