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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 0.78% - 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Software Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language