The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 36 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.58% 3.45% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 4.04% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median salary £30,296 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.80% +2.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 99 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 90.56% 85.34% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 176 87 102
Median salary £36,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of job ads across the Exeter 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 Exeter

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Exeter

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Spock
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) XML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spock
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc