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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 166 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.53% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 26
Median salary £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3089 3421 3512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.29% 97.49% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2465 2701 2975
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 9 £35,000 +37.25%
Derbyshire +14 3 £31,000 -31.11%
Software Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 25 (89.29%) Selenium
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
4 17 (60.71%) Scrum
5 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
7 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
7 12 (42.86%) QA
7 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
8 11 (39.29%) Java
9 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
10 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
11 8 (28.57%) ISEB
12 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (21.43%) JIRA
13 6 (21.43%) PHP
13 6 (21.43%) SQL
13 6 (21.43%) C#
13 6 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (17.86%) Protractor
14 5 (17.86%) Open Source
15 4 (14.29%) Android
15 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (14.29%) HTML
15 4 (14.29%) CSS
15 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
16 3 (10.71%) Linux
16 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
16 3 (10.71%) Red Hat

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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Protractor
5 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (17.86%) Open Source
10 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.71%) System Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Time Management
12 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
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