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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 54 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.89% 0.49% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £39,750 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.50% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £50,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
375 348 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 83.33% 85.29% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 314 287 417
Average salary £37,846 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 10 February 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
(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 3 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Chesterfield - 1 £43,000 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) RS-232
1 1 (7.14%) RS-485
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) ANSI C
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
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