The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Devon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 50 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.61% 0.37% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.38% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £17,000 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.03% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
Job Titles Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 262 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 94.55% 98.13% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 258 229 285
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,212
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +12.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Plymouth - 2 £17,000 -
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB