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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / East Midlands
Rank 151 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 15
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £49,000 £38,000
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
2753 3080 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.70% 97.44% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2234 2419 2520
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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
Nottinghamshire -7 5 £36,000 -2.70% 2
Leicestershire -6 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Software Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Selenium
3 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) ISEB
7 6 (30.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
9 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (15.00%) System Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Android
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Appium
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) Kanban
10 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + pension, 25 days' holiday and BUPA
Posted: 5 days ago