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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Devon / Exeter
Rank 27 19 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 7.59% 10.53% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.46% 66.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 2
Median salary £35,000 £65,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% +128.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £31,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 41 24 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 18.30% 15.79% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 11
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) JIRA
6 11 (27.50%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) ISEB
6 11 (27.50%) XML
6 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) JSON
8 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) MATLAB
8 9 (22.50%) SAS
8 9 (22.50%) Python
9 8 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (17.50%) Jupyter
10 7 (17.50%) Pandas
10 7 (17.50%) SOASTA, Inc
10 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
10 7 (17.50%) Selenium
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
10 7 (17.50%) Apple
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
10 7 (17.50%) MVC
10 7 (17.50%) Workflow

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Top Related 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 9 (22.50%) SAS
2 7 (17.50%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) GIS
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) QA Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Test Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Software Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) Data Quality Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) QA Leader
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Software Development Manager
10 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) .NET
4 7 (17.50%) Pandas
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (10.00%) WCF
7 2 (5.00%) XHTML
8 1 (2.50%) REST
8 1 (2.50%) RESTful
8 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) MVC
6 7 (17.50%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Workflow
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) MATLAB
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 6 (15.00%) R
7 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
1 11 (27.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Apple
1 7 (17.50%) SOASTA, Inc
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