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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 50 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.08% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £34,500 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
241 312 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 87.00% 85.48% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 216 246 195
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,075 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 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 - 2 £34,500 -
Exeter -3 1 - -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (20.00%) BDD

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA