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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 11.95% 6.28% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 82.00% 48.98% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 3
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £22,050 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £47,500 £43,500
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
50 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 14.58% 12.83% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 26
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 39 £42,500 +30.76%
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -
QA
South West

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) C#
3 40 (57.97%) Java
4 33 (47.83%) .NET
5 27 (39.13%) SQL
6 26 (37.68%) Web Services
7 24 (34.78%) RDBMS
7 24 (34.78%) Relational Database
8 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
9 21 (30.43%) DevOps
10 20 (28.99%) JIRA
11 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (23.19%) TDD
12 16 (23.19%) Scrum
13 15 (21.74%) C++
14 14 (20.29%) MVC
14 14 (20.29%) Spring
15 13 (18.84%) Maven
15 13 (18.84%) Refactoring
15 13 (18.84%) HTML
15 13 (18.84%) XML
15 13 (18.84%) JUnit
15 13 (18.84%) SLA
16 12 (17.39%) Linux
16 12 (17.39%) C
16 12 (17.39%) NHibernate
16 12 (17.39%) NUnit
16 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (17.39%) NuGet
17 11 (15.94%) Degree

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 10 (14.49%) Apache
1 10 (14.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) RDBMS
1 24 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) JIRA
2 13 (18.84%) JUnit
2 13 (18.84%) Maven
3 12 (17.39%) NuGet
3 12 (17.39%) NUnit
4 7 (10.14%) AccuRev
4 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.90%) Bower
6 2 (2.90%) Grunt
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 19 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Manager
5 11 (15.94%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Manager
6 10 (14.49%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Developer in Test
8 6 (8.70%) QA Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.25%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Development Manager
10 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) Web Services
3 14 (20.29%) Spring
4 13 (18.84%) HTML
4 13 (18.84%) XML
5 12 (17.39%) NHibernate
6 10 (14.49%) CSS
6 10 (14.49%) JSON
6 10 (14.49%) SOAP
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) ActiveX
7 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.90%) Node.js
7 2 (2.90%) OpenLayers
8 1 (1.45%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.45%) IVR
6 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
3 21 (30.43%) DevOps
4 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
5 16 (23.19%) TDD
6 14 (20.29%) MVC
7 13 (18.84%) Refactoring
8 11 (15.94%) Project Management
9 10 (14.49%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.49%) OO
9 10 (14.49%) OOP
9 10 (14.49%) Open Source
9 10 (14.49%) Process Improvement
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.14%) Line Management
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC
13 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) C#
2 40 (57.97%) Java
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 15 (21.74%) C++
5 12 (17.39%) C
6 11 (15.94%) Python
7 10 (14.49%) MATLAB
7 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
7 10 (14.49%) R
7 10 (14.49%) Ruby
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 14001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Kibana
2 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Apple
2 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) ESRI
3 1 (1.45%) Verint
3 1 (1.45%) VMware