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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 67 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.80% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
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
595 455 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 95.35% 96.19% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 475 344 281
Average salary £38,082 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.55% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
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 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Chesterfield - 1 - - 3
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
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