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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 9 31
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22  
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 6.70% 18.96% 7.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.88% 85.11% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 15
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +32.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £69,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 43 47 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 19.20% 22.27% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 19
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +32.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Exeter

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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

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Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Exeter over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (56.25%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 9 (28.13%) ISEB
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Degree
5 9 (28.13%) JSON
6 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
8 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) NUnit
9 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) Python
9 5 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) NuGet
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Developer
3 12 (37.50%) QA Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
7 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 4 (12.50%) Software Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
1 9 (28.13%) JSON
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) XHTML
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.00%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.25%) R
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SOASTA, Inc
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago