The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Devon region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 49 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.05% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £34,000 - £17,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 353 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 98.61% 96.45% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 253 283 264
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Devon

Software Tester
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 3 £34,000 -
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification