The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 0.49% 10.50% 3.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 53.49% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 6
Median salary £55,000 £33,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.96% +22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
QA
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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 Exeter region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 7.39% 19.63% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 23
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £21,290 £19,110
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of job ads across the Exeter region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

QA
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Exeter region.

QA Salary Trend in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Exeter region with a requirement for QA.

1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 23 (57.50%) Web Services
4 22 (55.00%) Java
5 18 (45.00%) .NET
6 17 (42.50%) C#
7 14 (35.00%) Spring
8 13 (32.50%) Maven
8 13 (32.50%) Refactoring
8 13 (32.50%) XML
8 13 (32.50%) SLA
8 13 (32.50%) JUnit
9 11 (27.50%) MVC
10 10 (25.00%) JSON
10 10 (25.00%) Process Improvement
11 9 (22.50%) NuGet
11 9 (22.50%) NHibernate
11 9 (22.50%) NUnit
11 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (15.00%) TDD
15 5 (12.50%) Banking
15 5 (12.50%) ISO 14001
15 5 (12.50%) Project Management
15 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
15 5 (12.50%) DevOps
16 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
16 4 (10.00%) GIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) JUnit
1 13 (32.50%) Maven
2 9 (22.50%) NuGet
2 9 (22.50%) NUnit
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Software Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Software Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Development Manager
7 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Development Manager
9 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer in Test
9 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Software Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) Web Services
2 18 (45.00%) .NET
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
4 13 (32.50%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) JSON
6 9 (22.50%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.50%) HTML
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Refactoring
3 11 (27.50%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) DevOps
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) BPR
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) SDLC
11 2 (5.00%) ITIL
11 2 (5.00%) Open Source
11 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Scrum
11 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) SLA
2 5 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) ESRI
2 1 (2.50%) Verint
2 1 (2.50%) VMware