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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 8.87% 0.74% 6.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.07% 4.55% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 8
Average salary £31,250 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
29 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 14.29% 16.30% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 17
Average salary £34,250 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,400 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) Summit
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) GIS
5 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 6 (28.57%) ESRI
6 6 (28.57%) ArcGIS
6 6 (28.57%) Service Management
6 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 6 (28.57%) Photography
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (28.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) XHTML
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) COM
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) GIS
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) ESRI
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Salary to be discussed at interview
Posted: 16 days ago