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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 9.90% 3.32% 4.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.57% 30.95% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 13
Average salary £30,000 £31,625 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.13% -6.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
70 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 16.91% 10.74% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 33 36
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 5 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 +6 27 £33,750 +12.50% 3
Exmouth - 13 £30,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) C#
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
4 17 (37.78%) Selenium
5 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.67%) User Stories
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
8 10 (22.22%) Summit
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) GIS
9 8 (17.78%) Project Management
9 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.56%) Change Control
10 7 (15.56%) Photography
10 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
10 7 (15.56%) ESRI
10 7 (15.56%) ArcGIS
10 7 (15.56%) Service Management
10 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) Windows
11 6 (13.33%) XML
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.33%) Java
11 6 (13.33%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (15.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Mockito
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Service Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Graduate
9 1 (2.22%) Junior
9 1 (2.22%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) XHTML
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) COM
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) Ajax
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) GIS
3 7 (15.56%) Photography
4 4 (8.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
3 12 (26.67%) User Stories
4 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Change Control
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.11%) Time Management
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
5 2 (4.44%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) ESRI
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) HP
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
RD&E NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: £Competitive Salary Plus Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 27 days ago