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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 31 18
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter - 5.41% 10.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 26.09% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 21
Average salary - £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
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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
11 46 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 8.33% 20.72% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 64
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -19.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,490 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 January 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%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) CAPA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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