The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 63 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.41% 0.74% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.91% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £24,250 £26,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% -14.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,400 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £33,200 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Software 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
380 331 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 78.19% 81.53% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 307 286 257
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,576 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Devon

Software 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 Software Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +9 2 £24,250 -6.73% 3
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 per annum and up to £30,194 for exceptional candidates
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 days ago