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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.62% 5.88% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.48% 28.85% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Average salary £37,875 £34,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.39% +28.30%
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
31 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.38% 20.39% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 38
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,475 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 August 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 27 August 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 6 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Bideford - 2 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £33,250 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) Restlet
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (26.32%) MCSE
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
6 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
6 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) HP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
1 6 (31.58%) Restlet
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Firmware
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) CCA
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) ESRI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Devon
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £43000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago