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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 10.51% 2.82% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.24% 37.50% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 14
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
68 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 16.63% 7.51% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 47
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,500 £48,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +7 24 £33,750 -20.58% 1
Exmouth - 18 £30,000 - 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 22 (40.00%) Selenium
5 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
5 18 (32.73%) Degree
6 16 (29.09%) User Stories
7 15 (27.27%) Finance
8 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
9 11 (20.00%) Summit
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) Project Management
12 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
12 8 (14.55%) GIS
12 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
12 8 (14.55%) HTML
12 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
13 7 (12.73%) Photography
13 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
13 7 (12.73%) Change Control
13 7 (12.73%) Java
13 7 (12.73%) ITIL
13 7 (12.73%) Windows
13 7 (12.73%) ESRI
13 7 (12.73%) ArcGIS
13 7 (12.73%) Service Management
14 6 (10.91%) XML
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.91%) .NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.73%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Mockito
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Analyst
2 30 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Tester
4 7 (12.73%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (7.27%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) XML
3 5 (9.09%) XHTML
4 2 (3.64%) Ajax
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) COM
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.55%) GIS
3 7 (12.73%) Photography
4 5 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
3 16 (29.09%) User Stories
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
5 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) Change Control
6 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Time Management
8 5 (9.09%) Release Management
8 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) VB
5 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) ISEB
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.27%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) ESRI
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) HP
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £competitive + depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago