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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 60 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.28% 1.07% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.31% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £29,125 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,800 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
525 383 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 84.00% 81.66% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 423 301 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 6 £31,250 +4.16%
Chesterfield - 2 £37,500 - 2
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (80.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) ERP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) CIMA
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago