The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derby region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 46 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.86% 0.49% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.65% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 153 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 83.28% 75.00% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 213 142 241
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Derbyshire

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 30 July 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 13 (59.09%) QA
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (45.45%) ISEB
4 9 (40.91%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 6 (27.27%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) TestComplete
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
10 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
10 3 (13.64%) NUnit
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) NHS
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
10 3 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (9.09%) Test Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) ISDN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) TestComplete
4 3 (13.64%) NUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Product Owner
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Flash
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Siemens
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
Derby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago