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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 18.40% 7.73% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 84.78% 75.00% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 1
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
46 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 21.70% 10.31% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 18
Median salary £42,500 £32,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) Java
3 32 (58.18%) C#
4 29 (52.73%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) RDBMS
5 24 (43.64%) Relational Database
6 23 (41.82%) Web Services
7 20 (36.36%) SQL
8 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
9 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (27.27%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) Spring
11 13 (23.64%) Maven
11 13 (23.64%) JIRA
11 13 (23.64%) Refactoring
11 13 (23.64%) XML
11 13 (23.64%) JUnit
11 13 (23.64%) SLA
11 13 (23.64%) DevOps
12 12 (21.82%) MVC
13 10 (18.18%) Windows
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) Apache
13 10 (18.18%) SOAP
13 10 (18.18%) NHibernate
13 10 (18.18%) NUnit
13 10 (18.18%) Open Source
13 10 (18.18%) SaaS
13 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
13 10 (18.18%) NuGet

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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 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) RDBMS
1 24 (43.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
1 13 (23.64%) JUnit
1 13 (23.64%) Maven
2 10 (18.18%) NuGet
2 10 (18.18%) NUnit
3 7 (12.73%) AccuRev
3 7 (12.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) Bower
5 1 (1.82%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Software Manager
4 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Senior Manager
5 10 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) C++ Developer
7 6 (10.91%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Developer in Test
8 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Development Manager
9 4 (7.27%) C Developer
9 4 (7.27%) C/C++ Developer
9 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
9 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 23 (41.82%) Web Services
3 14 (25.45%) Spring
4 13 (23.64%) XML
5 10 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 10 (18.18%) SOAP
6 9 (16.36%) JSON
7 7 (12.73%) HTML
8 4 (7.27%) CSS
9 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.82%) ActiveX
9 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.82%) Node.js
9 1 (1.82%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
3 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 13 (23.64%) Refactoring
5 12 (21.82%) MVC
6 10 (18.18%) Open Source
6 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 9 (16.36%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) OO
9 4 (7.27%) OOP
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) BPR
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
11 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
5 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.27%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) R
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 7 (12.73%) ISO 14001
2 7 (12.73%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Kibana
1 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Apple
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.82%) ESRI
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago