Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 3.97% 3.80% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.41% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Plymouth median annual salary £30,000 £70,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.14% +169.23% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £33,746 £23,300
90th Percentile £33,000 £72,500 £28,525
Devon median annual salary £31,750 £53,750 £28,591
% change year-on-year -40.93% +88.00% +3.97%

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 Plymouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 111 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 88.10% 86.08% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 87
Plymouth median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,600 £23,450
90th Percentile £52,875 £53,750 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £40,612 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.66% +16.03% +7.69%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Plymouth

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Plymouth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree