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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 46 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.97% 1.67% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.01% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
257 249 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 84.26% 83.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 231 193 143
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) NUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft