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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Devon / Exeter
Rank 32 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 5.36% - 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% - 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Median salary £33,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 200 137 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 89.29% 88.39% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 183 136 78
Median salary £36,301 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Exeter over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Exeter

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 12 (66.67%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
7 5 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
8 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 4 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) Selenium
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) Test Management
9 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (16.67%) BDD

Software Testing
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) Spock
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) QA Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Leader
4 4 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JSON
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Product Management
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc