Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 80 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.37% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Devon median annual salary £33,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% -5.23% +14.67%

Test Strategy 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 596 539 656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 90.44% 84.35% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 534 492 514
Devon median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +9 9 £33,000 -22.35%
Test Strategy
South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Spock
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle