The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth - - 5.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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 Plymouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 10.17% 9.52% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £28,250 £30,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

QA
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Plymouth region.

QA Salary Trend in Plymouth

QA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Photoshop Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe