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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.06% 4.20% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.31% 19.67% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 10
Average salary £33,750 £30,750 £27,826
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +10.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,400 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £34,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
26 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.86% 21.33% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 42
Average salary £36,000 £30,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -27.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,289 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 10 £25,000 -18.69% 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) NetSuite
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) Restlet
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Data Security
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) ISEB
6 3 (13.04%) NHS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Graduate
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Trainee Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Trainee
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) HTML5
1 6 (26.09%) Restlet
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) NHS
4 2 (8.70%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) System Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) NetSuite
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) NetApp
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) ESRI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
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Exeter
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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