Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.91% 1.57% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Devon median annual salary £30,000 £30,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +23.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £22,550 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,075 £36,100 £32,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -4.41%

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 635 615 739
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.80% 96.85% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 568 554 589
Devon median annual salary £36,000 £33,550 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.30% -4.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,497 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,625 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Devon over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 27 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 -3 4 £30,000 -4.76%
Plymouth -12 2 £23,500 -21.67% 1
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Plymouth, Devon
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