Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 13.31% 9.25% 7.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.07% 10.05% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 22
Exeter median annual salary £47,000 £33,581 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.96% +3.32% +4.84%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,790 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £49,500
Devon median annual salary £47,000 £33,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year +39.96% +3.32% +4.84%

Test Automation 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 272 378 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 88.31% 91.97% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 235 335 225
Exeter median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% - -
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,896 £21,896
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £49,500
Devon median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Exeter

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Exeter

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Exeter over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 34 (82.93%) C#
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (75.61%) TDD
4 30 (73.17%) NUnit
4 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
5 28 (68.29%) BDD
6 27 (65.85%) Web Services
6 27 (65.85%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (63.41%) RESTful
7 26 (63.41%) MVC
7 26 (63.41%) Web Design
7 26 (63.41%) SOLID
8 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
9 24 (58.54%) Scrum
10 23 (56.10%) T-SQL
10 23 (56.10%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Java
12 6 (14.63%) Node.js
13 5 (12.20%) SaaS
13 5 (12.20%) QA
13 5 (12.20%) ISO 14001
13 5 (12.20%) SQL
13 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
13 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
13 5 (12.20%) User Experience
14 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
14 4 (9.76%) Docker
14 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
14 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
14 4 (9.76%) XML

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) NUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) C# Developer
3 16 (39.02%) Software Developer
4 10 (24.39%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Developer in Test
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Graduate Tester
9 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software QA Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) Web Services
2 26 (63.41%) RESTful
3 6 (14.63%) Node.js
4 4 (9.76%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) XSD
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) TDD
3 28 (68.29%) BDD
4 27 (65.85%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (63.41%) MVC
5 26 (63.41%) SOLID
5 26 (63.41%) Web Design
6 24 (58.54%) Scrum
7 23 (56.10%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
9 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) UX Design
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.88%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (4.88%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Mobile Development
11 1 (2.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) C#
2 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (56.10%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Python
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 14001
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker