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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 41 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.36% 2.83% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.28% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
187 244 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 88.21% 86.22% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 171 228 180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Derby region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) HND
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) ISDN
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (14.29%) ISDN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Tester
2 10 (71.43%) Senior Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) VBScript
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) HND
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago