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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.75% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
237 304 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 82.87% 84.68% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 243 228
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,300 £54,125
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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
(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
Plymouth - 3 £34,000 -
Exeter -4 1 - -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA