The median annual salary for a Tester was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 49 54
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.27% 1.05% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.06% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £23,500 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.88% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 354 282 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.99% 98.26% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 327 252 281
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Devon

Tester
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Tester in Devon

Tester
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Plymouth -10 1 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Tester Skill Set
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 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago