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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £33,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
271 216 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 96.10% 95.58% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 224 189 233
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Python

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) TestComplete
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA