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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 17 53
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.28% 10.84% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.00% 68.18% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 38 8
Median salary £55,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
50 66 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 14.04% 15.90% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 27
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,575 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
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 26 September 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 -17 1 £55,000 +62.96%
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) RDBMS
2 24 (55.81%) Relational Database
3 23 (53.49%) Web Services
4 19 (44.19%) C#
5 18 (41.86%) .NET
6 14 (32.56%) Spring
7 13 (30.23%) Maven
7 13 (30.23%) Refactoring
7 13 (30.23%) XML
7 13 (30.23%) SLA
7 13 (30.23%) JUnit
8 11 (25.58%) SQL
8 11 (25.58%) MVC
9 10 (23.26%) Process Improvement
9 10 (23.26%) JSON
10 9 (20.93%) NuGet
10 9 (20.93%) NHibernate
10 9 (20.93%) NUnit
11 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) DevOps
13 6 (13.95%) TDD
14 5 (11.63%) Banking
14 5 (11.63%) Project Management
14 5 (11.63%) ISO 14001
14 5 (11.63%) C++
14 5 (11.63%) HTML
14 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001

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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) RDBMS
1 24 (55.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) JUnit
1 13 (30.23%) Maven
2 9 (20.93%) NuGet
2 9 (20.93%) NUnit
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Software Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) QA Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Software Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Development Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Development Manager
9 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Web Services
2 18 (41.86%) .NET
3 14 (32.56%) Spring
4 13 (30.23%) XML
5 10 (23.26%) JSON
6 9 (20.93%) NHibernate
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 2 (4.65%) CSS
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 1 (2.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.33%) IVR
2 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Refactoring
3 11 (25.58%) MVC
4 10 (23.26%) Process Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) TDD
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) BPR
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) SDLC
11 2 (4.65%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (4.65%) ITIL
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management
11 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.65%) OO
11 2 (4.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) R
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 14001
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
1 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Apple
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) ESRI
2 1 (2.33%) Verint
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
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