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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 54 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.35% 0.29% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.37% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £20,000 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
319 272 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 85.98% 78.84% 66.06%
Number of salaries quoted 244 207 147
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Devon region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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 £23,250 -
Plymouth - 1 £38,000 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Statistics
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 5 (38.46%) People Management
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Symfony
5 3 (23.08%) Zend
5 3 (23.08%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter
5 3 (23.08%) LESS
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Laravel
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) Symfony
1 3 (23.08%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) Laravel
1 3 (23.08%) LESS
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
1 5 (38.46%) People Management
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
1 3 (23.08%) Twitter
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft