The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 171 145 143
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 19 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.78% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 19
Average salary £26,250 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,200 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3784 2960 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.48% 96.01% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3121 2527 2981
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -6 8 £26,000 -
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £22,000 +15.78%
Derbyshire -16 3 £33,500 +76.31% 2
Leicestershire -25 3 £31,000 -11.42%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (50.00%) Degree
2 23 (38.33%) .NET
3 21 (35.00%) ISEB
4 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 18 (30.00%) C#
5 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) QA
6 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
9 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 12 (20.00%) MVC
10 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Selenium
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 10 (16.67%) Windows
12 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
13 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.00%) IIS
14 6 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.33%) Mocha
4 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Biometrics
2 5 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 4 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Stress Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Change Control
10 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
1 18 (30.00%) C#
2 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.33%) Ruby
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Degree
2 21 (35.00%) ISEB
3 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
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