Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 32 23
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 5.32% 6.96% 10.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.18% 52.46% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 29
Exeter median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £55,000 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -20.00%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Exeter
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 44 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 12.32% 13.26% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 52
Exeter median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +12.68% +18.33%
10th Percentile £27,825 £27,500 £20,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £49,625
Devon median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94% +3.42%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Exeter

QA
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for QA in Exeter

QA
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Exeter over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Exeter

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) Google
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium

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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 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) QA Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Software Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Developer in Test
7 2 (10.53%) Development Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Head of Technology
7 2 (10.53%) QA Leader
7 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
7 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Software Development Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Development Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 14001
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Google
1 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft