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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 29 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 5.05% 7.37% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.88% 77.78% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 6
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £21,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
68 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 16.35% 9.47% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 25
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,225 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -1 21 £32,500 -23.52% 1
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
5 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (27.59%) JIRA
6 8 (27.59%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) Python
7 7 (24.14%) SAS
7 7 (24.14%) Apple
7 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
7 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Pandas
7 7 (24.14%) Jupyter
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) GIS
9 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
9 5 (17.24%) Selenium

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 7 (24.14%) Jupyter
1 7 (24.14%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.24%) GIS
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) NuGet
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) QA Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Data Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) JSON
2 7 (24.14%) Pandas
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Workflow
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.34%) BPR
5 3 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) R
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.90%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Apple
2 5 (17.24%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Verint
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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