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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 56 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.43% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.96% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
395 311 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.78% 75.85% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 315 251 303
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Matlock - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (48.00%) QA
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (28.00%) TestComplete
5 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) FMCG
6 5 (20.00%) Logistics
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) Perl
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ISDN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) TestComplete
3 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) NUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Flash
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (20.00%) FMCG
2 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) Logistics
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Management
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Siemens
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Glossop, Derbyshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago