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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 50 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.23% 0.38% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.61% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 - £28,028
10% offered a salary of more than £26,396 - £30,128
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
286 163 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 70.44% 62.45% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 237 124 194
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014. 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 - 4 £26,163 -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft