Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 78 56
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 12 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.16% 1.28% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.34% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 26
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +28.33% +23.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,500 £20,938
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,375 £32,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -17.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 538 749 700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 95.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 452 660 590
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Devon

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Devon.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Devon

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +5 11 £33,750 -15.63%
Plymouth +9 1 £27,178 -9.41%
QA Analyst
South West

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) SMS
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SDLC
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc