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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 11.54% 2.40% 10.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 13.79% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 13
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
45 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 19.23% 17.37% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 23
Average salary £32,500 £24,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% -28.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,325 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Exeter

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (33.33%) Summit
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) GIS
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (23.33%) Change Control
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (23.33%) Photography
6 7 (23.33%) ESRI
6 7 (23.33%) ArcGIS
6 7 (23.33%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (16.67%) Banking

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (23.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Service Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Tester
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) XHTML
3 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) COM
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) GIS
3 7 (23.33%) Photography
4 3 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
1 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Change Control
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) ESRI
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
RD&E NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: £Competitive Salary Plus Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago