Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 3.85% 1.05% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 1.27% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Plymouth median annual salary - £27,178 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.53% -31.58%
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £33,750 £28,046
% change year-on-year -3.70% +20.34% +9.98%

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 112 79 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 86.15% 83.16% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 89
Plymouth median annual salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,125 £22,950
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +1.45%

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 13 November 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
1 5 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree