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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 39 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.32% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 0.78% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £31,750 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.58% -22.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
274 383 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 79.42% 84.92% 86.63%
Number of salaries quoted 208 308 287
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Derbyshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +19 7 £31,750 -18.58%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Retail
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (20.00%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (20.00%) BDD
8 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) Coaching
8 3 (20.00%) Ruby
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft