The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.18% 1.86% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 1.99% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 212 201 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 96.36% 93.49% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 191 172 123
Median salary £36,742 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 24 June 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet

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