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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 6.44% 10.97% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.57% 53.06% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 5
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
QA
Devon

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
28 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.02% 20.68% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 22
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £20,800 £18,680
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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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

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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
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Java
3 24 (51.06%) C#
3 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) RDBMS
3 24 (51.06%) Relational Database
4 23 (48.94%) Web Services
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.79%) Spring
6 13 (27.66%) Maven
6 13 (27.66%) Refactoring
6 13 (27.66%) XML
6 13 (27.66%) SLA
6 13 (27.66%) JUnit
7 12 (25.53%) TDD
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) JSON
9 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
10 9 (19.15%) NuGet
10 9 (19.15%) NHibernate
10 9 (19.15%) NUnit
10 9 (19.15%) DevOps
11 7 (14.89%) Apache
11 7 (14.89%) SOAP
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) JIRA
11 7 (14.89%) SaaS

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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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) RDBMS
1 24 (51.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) JUnit
1 13 (27.66%) Maven
2 9 (19.15%) NuGet
2 9 (19.15%) NUnit
3 7 (14.89%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) AccuRev
4 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Software Developer
3 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
5 10 (21.28%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (19.15%) Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) Software Manager
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Manager
8 5 (10.64%) Development Manager
9 4 (8.51%) QA Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Development Manager
11 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
11 2 (4.26%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
11 2 (4.26%) Quality Analyst
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports Developer
12 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Consultant
12 1 (2.13%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) Web Services
3 14 (29.79%) Spring
4 13 (27.66%) XML
5 10 (21.28%) JSON
6 9 (19.15%) NHibernate
7 7 (14.89%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) HTML
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) ActiveX
9 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.13%) Node.js
9 1 (2.13%) OpenLayers
9 1 (2.13%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.13%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.66%) Refactoring
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) MVC
6 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
7 9 (19.15%) DevOps
8 7 (14.89%) Open Source
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.51%) Scrum
11 3 (6.38%) BPR
11 3 (6.38%) SDLC
12 2 (4.26%) ITIL
12 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) SLA
2 6 (12.77%) ISO 14001
2 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kibana
1 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) ESRI
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Verint
2 1 (2.13%) VMware