The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 52 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.47% 0.21% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.21% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £40,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire 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
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 471 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 95.81% 97.31% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 375 357 430
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Online Security
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) Java

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Online Security
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago