The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank - 54 43
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 0.83% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.87% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Average salary - £17,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
344 344 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 94.77% 95.29% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 306 275
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,400 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago