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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Devon / Exeter
Rank 36 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.31% 0.91% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.99% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
189 101 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 87.50% 91.82% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 160 95 82
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,671 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
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 17 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Spock
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall

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 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 3 (33.33%) Spock
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) QA Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago