Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 23 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.82% 1.94% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.09% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Exeter median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +48.15% +11.34%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,750 £33,200
Devon median annual salary £31,750 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -17.53% +28.33% +23.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Permanent vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 343 431 350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 92.89% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 306 384 283
Exeter median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,896 £22,375 £20,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.62%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Exeter

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Exeter region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) SMS
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SOASTA, Inc