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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 149 154 142
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 13 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 21
Average salary £31,250 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.54% -27.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2988 3446 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.39% 95.43% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2840 2339
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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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 7 £20,500 -13.68% 2
Leicestershire +22 5 £32,500 - 1
Derbyshire +16 1 £40,000 +107.79%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 25 (64.10%) Software Testing
3 22 (56.41%) QA
4 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
5 14 (35.90%) Selenium
6 13 (33.33%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) ISEB
7 12 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.08%) Wireshark
9 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.08%) RAD
9 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 9 (23.08%) Open Source
10 8 (20.51%) FogBugz
10 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
10 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) RTP
10 8 (20.51%) H.323
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Avaya
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco
10 8 (20.51%) CCNA
10 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.51%) MCSE
10 8 (20.51%) VoIP
10 8 (20.51%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 9 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 8 (20.51%) VoIP
2 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) RTP
2 8 (20.51%) H.323
2 8 (20.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) FogBugz
3 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.56%) Appium
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Software Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
5 9 (23.08%) RAD
6 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.26%) V-Model
8 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Use Case
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
3 12 (30.77%) ISEB
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (20.51%) MCITP
4 8 (20.51%) MCSE
4 8 (20.51%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
1 8 (20.51%) Avaya
1 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) HP
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