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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.65% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +16.98%
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
292 198 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 95.11% 95.19% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 222 175 282
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Derby

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

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) TestComplete
3 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
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%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA