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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 10.94% 0.76% 5.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 77.78% 10.00% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 11
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
18 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 14.06% 7.58% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 40
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £51,875
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Product Management
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) C
9 5 (18.52%) OOP
9 5 (18.52%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) Apple
9 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
9 5 (18.52%) C++
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) SAS
9 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
9 5 (18.52%) R
9 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) Ruby
9 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Workflow Management
10 4 (14.81%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) NuGet
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C/C++ Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C++ Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C++/C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer in Test
4 5 (18.52%) Objective-C Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Python Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.41%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) Product Management
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow Management
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 5 (18.52%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) R
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI
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