The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 52 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.93% 2.75% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 403 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 85.47% 85.20% 67.56%
Number of salaries quoted 384 342 258
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Testing
East Midlands

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 17 £33,750 +25.00% 2
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (40.00%) QA
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (16.67%) ISDN
7 5 (16.67%) VoIP
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) HND
7 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (16.67%) CCNA
7 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.33%) Logistics
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Network Security
1 5 (16.67%) ISDN
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Product Owner
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Dojo
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) FMCG
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Test Management
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Logistics
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) HND
2 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Balborough, Derbyshire
Greencore
Salary: Excellent salary plus car
Posted: 22 days ago