The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 155 157 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 14 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.50% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.52% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 29
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,300 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software Tester
England

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
3071 3094 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.00% 97.36% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2554 2870
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
Nottinghamshire +2 6 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Leicestershire +4 4 £27,000 -16.92%
Derbyshire +2 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Rutland - 1 £22,500 -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Selenium
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) QA
5 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
6 8 (22.86%) SDLC
7 7 (20.00%) BDD
7 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
7 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Marketing
10 4 (11.43%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Ranorex
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Behat
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
4 8 (22.86%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Web Testing
11 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Telerik
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