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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 47 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.31% 2.17% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.26% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +58.73%
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
305 310 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 99.67% 95.98% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 266 244 175
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Derby

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) FitNesse

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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