The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 36 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.08% 1.45% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.46% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £39,750 £50,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.50% +143.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
318 206 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 97.85% 99.52% 98.48%
Number of salaries quoted 249 180 232
Average salary £35,690 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Tester
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Tester Salary Trend in Derby

Tester
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Derby region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Derby

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
5 7 (35.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (10.00%) System Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) iPad

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (40.00%) BDD
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Online Security
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago