The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 51 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.40% 3.09% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.67% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £22,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £39,500 £31,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Software Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 436 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.16% 84.33% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 318 363 313
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 3 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Chesterfield - 2 £43,750 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) CIMA
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) BDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) CIMA
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
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