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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 3.51% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,375 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 3.51% - 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £35,375 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 - £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,075 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) 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 20 August 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%) 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