The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Job Titles advertised for the Derby region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 48 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.83% 0.49% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.51% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -8.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 195 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 96.02% 96.06% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 246 176 291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Derbyshire

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 25 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Derby

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
5 6 (42.86%) NHS
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
5 6 (42.86%) NUnit
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
9 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 6 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
3 6 (42.86%) NUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago