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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 155 158 158
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 23 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 27
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
3225 3581 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.58% 97.39% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2583 2959 3020
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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
Lincolnshire -8 10 £31,500 +14.54%
Leicestershire +1 6 £32,500 +47.72%
Derbyshire +22 4 £39,000 +20.00%
Northamptonshire +4 2 £33,500 +3.07%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Software Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 17 (41.46%) ISEB
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
5 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) Java
6 13 (31.71%) .NET
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
7 12 (29.27%) QA
8 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
9 10 (24.39%) PHP
9 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
9 10 (24.39%) Open Source
10 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
11 8 (19.51%) iPad
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) C#
12 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) LAMP
12 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (17.07%) System Testing
12 7 (17.07%) Time Management
12 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 7 (17.07%) CentOS

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
4 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) LAMP
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) iPad
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) CentOS
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Open Source
7 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (17.07%) System Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Online Security
9 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) Open Source Development
10 3 (7.32%) Release Management
10 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) ISEB
2 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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