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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.94% 6.59% 3.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.62% 29.82% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 9
Average salary £36,250 £34,000 £27,826
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% +22.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £30,750 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £34,500 £32,660
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
26 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 5.62% 22.09% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 39
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £27,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -16 7 £36,250 +6.61% 1
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (33.33%) NetSuite
3 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) Restlet
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) MCP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML5
1 6 (33.33%) Restlet
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
5 1 (5.56%) CAPA
5 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCP
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) NetSuite
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) ESRI
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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