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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Devon
Rank 48 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.02% 0.65% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.73% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Median salary £28,591 £33,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.01% +23.14%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
292 275 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 84.15% 89.87% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 272 239 256
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Exeter - 6 £31,796 - 1
Plymouth +10 1 £27,000 -20.58%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) Spock
4 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 14001
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) System Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) API Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Defect Management

Software Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Spock
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Graduate
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Junior
5 3 (17.65%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Junior Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) API Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Ada
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 14001
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SOASTA, Inc
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday