The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / East Midlands
Rank 147 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 16
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2823 3101 3116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.55% 97.42% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2417 2582
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Software Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +5 8 £35,000 +37.25%
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £36,000 +10.76% 5
Derbyshire +16 3 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 17 (68.00%) Automation Testing
4 15 (60.00%) Scrum
5 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (48.00%) QA
7 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (28.00%) C#
9 7 (28.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (28.00%) JIRA
10 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (24.00%) ISEB
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Protractor
11 5 (20.00%) SDLC
12 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
13 3 (12.00%) Windows
13 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.00%) Finance
13 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 3 (12.00%) HTML

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (28.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Protractor
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.00%) Appium
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Automation Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) System Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.00%) Coaching
11 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
12 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
Nottinghamshire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edwalton, Nottinghamshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago