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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 136 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 37 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 1.84% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.08% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 58
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2782 3360 3143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.51% 88.26% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 2742 2649
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -21 19 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Derbyshire +28 7 £30,000 -11.11%
Northamptonshire +4 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Leicestershire -6 4 £25,250 -27.85% 2
Lincolnshire -12 3 £20,500 -31.66%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (56.63%) QA
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.94%) Selenium
4 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
5 25 (30.12%) Degree
6 24 (28.92%) Java
7 23 (27.71%) ISEB
8 21 (25.30%) C#
9 20 (24.10%) JIRA
9 20 (24.10%) Manual Testing
9 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
10 18 (21.69%) Defect Management
10 18 (21.69%) .NET
11 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
11 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
12 16 (19.28%) SDLC
12 16 (19.28%) Ranorex
12 16 (19.28%) SQL
12 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
13 15 (18.07%) Test Scripting
14 13 (15.66%) Regression Testing
15 12 (14.46%) Scrum
15 12 (14.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (14.46%) Functional Testing
16 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
17 10 (12.05%) Project Management
17 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
17 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
18 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (10.84%) Time Management

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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) Selenium
2 20 (24.10%) JIRA
3 16 (19.28%) Ranorex
4 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.64%) TestDirector
6 5 (6.02%) Appium
6 5 (6.02%) Protractor
7 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.82%) JUnit
7 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.41%) Subversion
9 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.20%) Maven
10 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.20%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Games
4 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 21 (25.30%) Tester
3 16 (19.28%) Software Tester
4 11 (13.25%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Consultant
6 9 (10.84%) QA Leader
7 8 (9.64%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (7.23%) Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Graduate
8 6 (7.23%) QA Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) QA Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Software Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Software QA Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Testing Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Graduate Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 4 (4.82%) LAMP
4 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.82%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.82%) iPad
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) CentOS
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
2 20 (24.10%) Manual Testing
3 18 (21.69%) Defect Management
4 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
4 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
5 16 (19.28%) SDLC
6 15 (18.07%) Test Scripting
7 13 (15.66%) Regression Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Functional Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Scrum
9 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
10 9 (10.84%) Time Management
10 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.64%) Open Source
11 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.23%) Black-Box Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) Java
2 21 (25.30%) C#
3 16 (19.28%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.82%) Python
5 4 (4.82%) Scala
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
2 25 (30.12%) Degree
3 23 (27.71%) ISEB
4 12 (14.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (9.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (56.63%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) GAMP
2 1 (1.20%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.41%) IBM
3 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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