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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 64 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.11% 1.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
601 451 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 95.40% 96.16% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 479 341 275
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Chesterfield -5 1 - - 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) NUnit
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) VPN

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 3 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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