Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 55 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.25% 1.53% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.69% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 12
Exeter median annual salary £35,000 £28,591 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.42% +14.36% -
10th Percentile £27,790 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £34,600 £33,250
Devon median annual salary £33,750 £28,046 £25,500
% change year-on-year +20.34% +9.98% +5.15%

Software Testing 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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 323 414 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 90.73% 90.20% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 288 368 250
Exeter median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% - -
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,896 £20,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +1.47%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Exeter

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer in Test
1 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc