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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 40 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.93% - 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% - 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £25,000 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 - £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 - £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
209 128 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 87.45% 79.50% 65.29%
Number of salaries quoted 149 107 61
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 7 (70.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Symfony
3 3 (30.00%) Zend
3 3 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Laravel
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter
3 3 (30.00%) LESS
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) Symfony
1 3 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) Laravel
1 3 (30.00%) LESS
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Product Management
2 3 (30.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft