The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 54 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.04% 0.26% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.32% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 313 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 88.89% 80.26% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 219 258 285
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Devon region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Devon

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 - -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Product Management
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) C

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA