The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 50 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.78% 0.98% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.99% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £39,750 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
440 403 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 97.78% 98.77% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 349 332 439
Average salary £35,690 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Derbyshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Tester
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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 +4 8 £39,750 -20.50% 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
5 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) ISEB
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
10 2 (10.53%) System Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.53%) Android
10 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Online Security
9 1 (5.26%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago