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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.25% 2.23% 3.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.58% 18.42% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,775 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £28,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
38 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 10.30% 12.10% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 32
Average salary £32,250 £28,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.17% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,875 £20,400 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £36,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 -2 9 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Exmouth - 2 £24,250 - 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) User Experience
5 4 (22.22%) People Management
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Summit
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
2 2 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) InDesign
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Development Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Software Manager
4 3 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Service Development Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Photoshop Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XHTML
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) ESRI
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Resource Management
Salary: £21500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago