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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 124 146 124
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 48 33 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.52% 0.92% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.08% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 63
Median salary £34,250 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £20,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,750 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2780 3064 3241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.75% 85.02% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 2526 2682
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +9 16 £29,950 -17.37% 1
Leicestershire +22 15 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Northamptonshire +12 10 £29,250 +46.25% 2
Lincolnshire -2 4 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Derbyshire -4 2 £29,750 -28.31%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (47.78%) QA
2 38 (42.22%) SQL
3 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (32.22%) ISEB
6 27 (30.00%) .NET
6 27 (30.00%) Windows
7 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
8 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (21.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 18 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 16 (17.78%) MS Office
11 16 (17.78%) ISTQB
11 16 (17.78%) Functional Testing
12 15 (16.67%) SDLC
12 15 (16.67%) Selenium
12 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Oracle
13 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 14 (15.56%) Java
14 13 (14.44%) Unix
15 12 (13.33%) Degree
15 12 (13.33%) C#
16 10 (11.11%) Linux
16 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
16 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 10 (11.11%) Defect Management
17 9 (10.00%) Windows Server

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 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS Office
3 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Yammer
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
3 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.44%) Ranorex
4 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.22%) Appium
6 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.11%) JUnit
7 1 (1.11%) NUnit
7 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (8.89%) Retail
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) Tester
3 20 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) QA Leader
5 12 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 11 (12.22%) QA Analyst
7 10 (11.11%) Software Manager
8 9 (10.00%) QA Manager
8 9 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
8 9 (10.00%) Testing Manager
9 8 (8.89%) QA Tester
9 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Trainee Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Trainee Test Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.22%) COM
3 2 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Unix
3 10 (11.11%) Linux
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (17.78%) Functional Testing
5 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 15 (16.67%) SDLC
6 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (10.00%) High Availability
7 9 (10.00%) Logistics
7 9 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.67%) Scrum
11 5 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 14 (15.56%) Java
3 12 (13.33%) C#
4 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) Scala
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) ISEB
2 19 (21.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (17.78%) ISTQB
4 12 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (47.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) GAMP
2 2 (2.22%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) Infor
6 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) Kronos
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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