The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.11% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,336 £30,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,500 £35,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,765 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 303 285 326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 91.27% 86.36% 88.35%
Number of salaries quoted 269 255 261
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Devon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Devon

Software Testing
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +9 7 £35,000 - 1
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) QA
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) Spock
10 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.00%) Spock
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Product Management
8 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (5.00%) Ada
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Plymouth, Devon
Webbased/The Key Support Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago