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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.08% 0.47% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.52% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £23,250
90% offered a salary of more than £30,336 - £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £24,650
UK excluding London median salary £35,765 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% -2.77%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 192 175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 93.39% 90.14% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 195 166 122
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,877 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 22 June 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) QA
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) Python
6 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
6 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
7 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 5 (26.32%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
9 4 (21.05%) JSON
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
10 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Spock

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 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.79%) Spock
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) QA Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSON
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Product Management
8 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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