The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 47 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.92% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.48% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +70.73%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software Tester
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 209 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 97.54% 98.58% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 252 183 230
Average salary £35,690 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Derby region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Derby

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Derby region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) QA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + flex working
Posted: 6 days ago