Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.00% 0.67% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.77% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Devon median annual salary £50,000 £28,591 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.88% -4.70% -7.34%
10th Percentile £44,250 £27,790 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £35,250 £38,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +6.25%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 423 649 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.26% 87.47% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 362 574 518
Devon median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £52,500 £46,475
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Devon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Devon

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Devon over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Devon

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 3 £50,000 +74.88% 1
Plymouth - 2 £70,000 -
Test Strategy
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) HBase
2 3 (60.00%) Redis
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) HDFS
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop YARN

Test Strategy
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Head of QA
2 2 (40.00%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Cloud
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop YARN