The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 124 88 124
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 49 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.48% 2.66% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 3.01% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 57
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
Software Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2875 3360 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.70% 88.58% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2773 2586
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Midlands region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Testing
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 Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Nottinghamshire -26 22 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Northamptonshire -1 10 £21,500 -4.44%
Lincolnshire -12 7 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Derbyshire +15 5 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Leicestershire -14 5 £25,500 -27.14% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 53 (54.64%) QA
2 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.93%) Selenium
4 27 (27.84%) ISEB
4 27 (27.84%) Java
5 26 (26.80%) Degree
6 25 (25.77%) ISTQB
6 25 (25.77%) SQL
7 23 (23.71%) Manual Testing
8 21 (21.65%) Defect Management
8 21 (21.65%) .NET
9 20 (20.62%) JIRA
9 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
10 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.56%) C#
11 18 (18.56%) Regression Testing
12 17 (17.53%) Automated Testing
12 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
12 17 (17.53%) Automation Testing
13 16 (16.49%) Ranorex
14 15 (15.46%) SDLC
14 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (14.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (14.43%) Functional Testing
16 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
16 12 (12.37%) Scrum
17 11 (11.34%) Windows
17 11 (11.34%) Project Management
17 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
18 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
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 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Selenium
2 20 (20.62%) JIRA
3 16 (16.49%) Ranorex
4 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.25%) TestDirector
6 5 (5.15%) Appium
6 5 (5.15%) Protractor
7 4 (4.12%) JUnit
7 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.03%) Maven
10 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.03%) Subversion
10 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Games
4 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Analyst
2 23 (23.71%) Tester
3 17 (17.53%) Software Tester
4 16 (16.49%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) QA Leader
6 11 (11.34%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Automation Tester
7 10 (10.31%) QA Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) QA Manager
7 10 (10.31%) Software Manager
7 10 (10.31%) Software QA Manager
7 10 (10.31%) Testing Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Consultant
9 8 (8.25%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (7.22%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Graduate
11 6 (6.19%) QA Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Senior QA Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) LAMP
3 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.09%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (4.12%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.12%) iPad
3 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) CentOS
4 4 (4.12%) Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Manual Testing
3 21 (21.65%) Defect Management
4 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
5 18 (18.56%) Regression Testing
6 17 (17.53%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.53%) Automation Testing
6 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.46%) SDLC
7 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (14.43%) Functional Testing
9 12 (12.37%) Scrum
10 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.34%) Project Management
11 10 (10.31%) Black-Box Testing
11 10 (10.31%) Time Management
12 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.25%) Open Source
12 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 18 (18.56%) C#
4 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) PHP
5 4 (4.12%) Python
5 4 (4.12%) Scala
6 3 (3.09%) C++
6 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) ISEB
2 26 (26.80%) Degree
3 25 (25.77%) ISTQB
4 14 (14.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (54.64%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) GAMP
2 1 (1.03%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) HP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + flexibility
Posted: 19 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago