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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.85% 9.78% 3.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.29% 55.56% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 6
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £31,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
42 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 12.21% 17.60% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 63 36
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,600 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 25 £42,500 +25.92%
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 30 (46.88%) .NET
4 25 (39.06%) Web Services
5 24 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 23 (35.94%) SQL
7 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 19 (29.69%) DevOps
9 17 (26.56%) JIRA
10 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (23.44%) TDD
12 14 (21.88%) Spring
13 13 (20.31%) Maven
13 13 (20.31%) Refactoring
13 13 (20.31%) MVC
13 13 (20.31%) Scrum
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) JUnit
13 13 (20.31%) SLA
14 12 (18.75%) C++
15 11 (17.19%) Linux
15 11 (17.19%) NHibernate
15 11 (17.19%) NUnit
15 11 (17.19%) NuGet
16 10 (15.63%) Process Improvement
16 10 (15.63%) JSON
16 10 (15.63%) Project Management
16 10 (15.63%) HTML

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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) JIRA
2 13 (20.31%) JUnit
2 13 (20.31%) Maven
3 11 (17.19%) NuGet
3 11 (17.19%) NUnit
4 7 (10.94%) AccuRev
4 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.13%) Bower
6 2 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 16 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Software Manager
5 10 (15.63%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Manager
6 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Development Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) Web Services
3 14 (21.88%) Spring
4 13 (20.31%) XML
5 11 (17.19%) NHibernate
6 10 (15.63%) HTML
6 10 (15.63%) JSON
7 9 (14.06%) SOAP
8 7 (10.94%) CSS
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.13%) ActiveX
9 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.13%) Node.js
9 2 (3.13%) OpenLayers
10 1 (1.56%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.56%) IVR
4 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 19 (29.69%) DevOps
4 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.44%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
6 13 (20.31%) Refactoring
6 13 (20.31%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) Process Improvement
7 10 (15.63%) Project Management
8 9 (14.06%) Open Source
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.94%) OO
10 7 (10.94%) OOP
11 6 (9.38%) Line Management
12 5 (7.81%) SDLC
13 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C#
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) C++
4 9 (14.06%) C
5 8 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
6 7 (10.94%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.94%) R
6 7 (10.94%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) SLA
2 7 (10.94%) ISO 14001
2 7 (10.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Apple
2 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) ESRI
3 1 (1.56%) Verint
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
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