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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 13.54% 1.10% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 79.59% 12.90% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 3
Median salary £52,500 £28,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% +1.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
49 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 17.01% 8.49% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 30 27
Median salary £52,500 £34,500 £20,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% +65.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £24,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £34,500 £58,850
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 5 May 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 +21 28 £65,000 +128.07% 1
Plymouth - 2 - -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (67.80%) C#
3 36 (61.02%) Java
4 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
5 25 (42.37%) .NET
6 24 (40.68%) JIRA
7 23 (38.98%) Scrum
7 23 (38.98%) DevOps
8 17 (28.81%) C
8 17 (28.81%) C++
8 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (27.12%) Mobile App
9 16 (27.12%) TDD
10 15 (25.42%) Degree
10 15 (25.42%) Ruby
10 15 (25.42%) R
10 15 (25.42%) HTML
10 15 (25.42%) CSS
10 15 (25.42%) Python
10 15 (25.42%) SAS
10 15 (25.42%) Apple
10 15 (25.42%) MATLAB
10 15 (25.42%) Objective-C
11 13 (22.03%) Web Services
11 13 (22.03%) OOP
11 13 (22.03%) OO
11 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
12 12 (20.34%) Linux

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 15 (25.42%) SAS
2 10 (16.95%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) JIRA
2 7 (11.86%) AccuRev
2 7 (11.86%) JUnit
2 7 (11.86%) Maven
2 7 (11.86%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.17%) NuGet
3 6 (10.17%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.39%) Bower
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Grunt
5 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Software Developer
3 13 (22.03%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Software Manager
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Manager
6 10 (16.95%) Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (11.86%) Development Manager
8 7 (11.86%) QA Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) C Developer
10 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (8.47%) C/C++ Developer
10 5 (8.47%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 5 (8.47%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (8.47%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (8.47%) Developer in Test
10 5 (8.47%) Objective-C Developer
10 5 (8.47%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) .NET
2 15 (25.42%) CSS
2 15 (25.42%) HTML
3 13 (22.03%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) SOAP
5 7 (11.86%) Spring
5 7 (11.86%) XML
6 6 (10.17%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.39%) ActiveX
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (27.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
3 23 (38.98%) DevOps
3 23 (38.98%) Scrum
4 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
6 13 (22.03%) OO
6 13 (22.03%) OOP
7 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.95%) Open Source
8 9 (15.25%) Project Management
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.56%) Line Management
10 7 (11.86%) Refactoring
11 6 (10.17%) MVC
12 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
12 5 (8.47%) SDLC
13 4 (6.78%) Web Development
14 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 36 (61.02%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 17 (28.81%) C
4 17 (28.81%) C++
5 15 (25.42%) MATLAB
5 15 (25.42%) Objective-C
5 15 (25.42%) Python
5 15 (25.42%) R
5 15 (25.42%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO 14001
1 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Apple
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) ESRI
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: Competitive
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