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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 48 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.10% 1.18% 10.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.39% 10.00% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 27
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -19.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £28,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
23 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 6.35% 11.76% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 65
Average salary £38,500 £20,100 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.54% -45.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £18,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £34,750
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 3 £32,000 +14.28% 2
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Alfresco
2 7 (58.33%) Data Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) People Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) MVC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (58.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) InDesign
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Development Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Development Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Software Manager
2 6 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (50.00%) IT Development Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Service Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Graphic Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Photoshop Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
1 7 (58.33%) Data Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) People Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus paid overtime when authorised
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago