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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 54 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -39
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.58% 1.61% 11.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 10.53% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 37
Average salary £42,300 £29,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.18% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £31,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
18 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.74% 15.32% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 79
Average salary £42,300 £27,750 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.43% -24.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +5 1 £25,000 -15.96%
Plymouth - 1 £27,500 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Alfresco
2 7 (43.75%) Data Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 7 (43.75%) People Management
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) Data Security

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Development Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Software Development Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 6 (37.50%) IT Services Manager
2 6 (37.50%) IT Development Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Service Development Manager
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Photoshop Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Graphic Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (43.75%) People Management
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Data Security
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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