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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.82% 10.53% 1.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.92% 55.81% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 3
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
39 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 16.67% 18.86% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 26
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,800 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £52,200 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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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 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) C#
3 27 (52.94%) .NET
4 24 (47.06%) RDBMS
4 24 (47.06%) Relational Database
5 23 (45.10%) Web Services
6 17 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
8 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (27.45%) TDD
8 14 (27.45%) Spring
9 13 (25.49%) XML
9 13 (25.49%) SLA
9 13 (25.49%) JUnit
9 13 (25.49%) Maven
9 13 (25.49%) Refactoring
10 12 (23.53%) DevOps
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) JSON
12 10 (19.61%) JIRA
12 10 (19.61%) Process Improvement
13 9 (17.65%) Open Source
13 9 (17.65%) NuGet
13 9 (17.65%) SaaS
13 9 (17.65%) NHibernate
13 9 (17.65%) NUnit
13 9 (17.65%) SOAP
13 9 (17.65%) Apache
13 9 (17.65%) Windows

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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 9 (17.65%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) RDBMS
1 24 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JUnit
1 13 (25.49%) Maven
2 10 (19.61%) JIRA
3 9 (17.65%) NuGet
3 9 (17.65%) NUnit
4 7 (13.73%) AccuRev
4 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.96%) Bower
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Software Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Software Manager
5 10 (19.61%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Manager
6 9 (17.65%) Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Development Manager
8 4 (7.84%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Development Manager
10 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Quality Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Report Developer
11 1 (1.96%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) Web Services
3 14 (27.45%) Spring
4 13 (25.49%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) JSON
6 9 (17.65%) NHibernate
6 9 (17.65%) SOAP
7 4 (7.84%) HTML
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.96%) ActiveX
8 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.96%) CSS
8 1 (1.96%) Node.js
8 1 (1.96%) OpenLayers
8 1 (1.96%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
1 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
1 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Digital TV
2 1 (1.96%) IVR
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
3 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 13 (25.49%) Refactoring
5 12 (23.53%) DevOps
6 11 (21.57%) MVC
7 10 (19.61%) Process Improvement
8 9 (17.65%) Open Source
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) SDLC
11 3 (5.88%) BPR
12 2 (3.92%) ITIL
12 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 27 (52.94%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) ISO 14001
2 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kibana
1 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Apple
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco
2 1 (1.96%) ESRI
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Verint
2 1 (1.96%) VMware