The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South West / Devon
Rank 40 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.32% 8.88% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.23% 71.05% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 6
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £65,000 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
78 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 22.48% 12.50% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 14
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +0.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Devon

QA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Exeter -10 14 £35,000 -6.66% 3
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Devon region with a requirement for QA.

1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
4 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (31.25%) XML
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 9 (28.13%) JSON
7 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) SAS
7 8 (25.00%) Apple
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (21.88%) Pandas
8 7 (21.88%) Jupyter
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) Workflow
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (18.75%) SoapUI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 8 (25.00%) SAS
2 7 (21.88%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) QA Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
4 10 (31.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 9 (28.13%) Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) Software Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Development Manager
9 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) XML
2 9 (28.13%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) Pandas
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (3.13%) REST
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Workflow
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 8 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (15.63%) R
6 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Apple
2 6 (18.75%) SOASTA, Inc
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
itecopeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago