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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 25 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 5.22% 1.39% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.85% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
105 162 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 78.36% 75.00% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 146 169
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,593 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Aerospace
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Load Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Statistics
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (70.00%) People Management
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) NHS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Statistics
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Load Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (70.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22k - 32k per year
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