The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 41 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.85% 5.31% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 6.27% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 6
Average salary £41,500 £33,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.96% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 271 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 82.05% 84.69% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 168 230 187
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Derby

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) ISDN
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ISDN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Derby
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 20 days ago