The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 5.36% 2.40% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.29% 12.50% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
14 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 8.33% 19.20% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 18
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £20,400 £20,110
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,750 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Photography
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Summit
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) GIS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Photography
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ESRI
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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