The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Devon region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 48 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.88% 1.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Median salary £31,500 £27,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
348 399 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 93.30% 95.91% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 323 321 337
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,034 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Tester
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Tester Salary Trend in Devon

Tester
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Exeter +6 5 £33,000 +22.22% 2
Plymouth - 2 £30,000 -
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 14001
3 3 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC

Tester Skill Set
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 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago