The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 50 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.76% 0.27% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.28% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,500 £40,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
489 357 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 95.69% 94.69% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 373 313 405
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,001
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
East Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 -16 6 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Chesterfield - 3 £35,000 -
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
7 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 6 (33.33%) NHS
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (33.33%) NUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) ISEB
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Java SE
9 3 (16.67%) Java EE
9 3 (16.67%) Ajax
9 3 (16.67%) GWT
9 3 (16.67%) JPA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 6 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 6 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) Ajax
1 3 (16.67%) Java SE
1 3 (16.67%) Java EE
1 3 (16.67%) GWT
1 3 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) QA
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