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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 55 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.33% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,800 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £37,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
366 295 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 81.15% 77.23% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 299 223 280
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) FMCG
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Quality Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 4 (22.22%) FMCG
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
1 1 (5.56%) Siemens
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle