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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 41 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.99% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.63% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £35,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
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
250 160 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 82.78% 74.77% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 197 142 235
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) TestComplete
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) NHS
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) NUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) TestComplete
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Flash Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Siemens