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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 53 45
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 3.02% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.37% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Average salary - £28,250 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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
324 534 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 78.45% 89.45% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 258 399 307
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) ISDN
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) HND

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ISDN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Tester
2 10 (71.43%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) VBScript
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) HND
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA