The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 60 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.59% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.00%
Job Titles Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 358 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 95.68% 94.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 372 314 408
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
East Midlands

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 28 July 2014. 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 -19 2 £32,500 +3.17%
Chesterfield - 1 £35,000 -
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Java SE
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) NHS
4 3 (33.33%) GWT
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) JPA
4 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Java SE
1 3 (33.33%) Java EE
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) GWT
1 3 (33.33%) JPA
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA