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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 133 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 45 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.36% 1.81% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.09% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 66
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £41,280
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
2903 3258 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.68% 86.86% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2717 2671
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -20 13 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Northamptonshire +11 11 £33,500 +47.25% 1
Leicestershire +9 11 £37,500 +20.31% 3
Lincolnshire -8 6 £38,750 +40.90% 1
Derbyshire +8 3 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (45.74%) QA
2 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.11%) SQL
4 30 (31.91%) .NET
5 29 (30.85%) ISEB
6 26 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
7 23 (24.47%) Windows
7 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
8 20 (21.28%) Selenium
9 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
9 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (20.21%) Java
10 17 (18.09%) ISTQB
10 17 (18.09%) Test Scripting
11 16 (17.02%) Degree
11 16 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (17.02%) Regression Testing
12 15 (15.96%) MS Office
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.83%) C#
13 13 (13.83%) Functional Testing
13 13 (13.83%) Defect Management
14 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
15 11 (11.70%) Oracle
15 11 (11.70%) Unix
16 10 (10.64%) Linux
16 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
16 10 (10.64%) SDLC
16 10 (10.64%) Black-Box Testing

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 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.96%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Selenium
2 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.51%) Ranorex
4 6 (6.38%) JIRA
5 5 (5.32%) Appium
6 4 (4.26%) JUnit
6 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.19%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.19%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Games
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Analyst
2 25 (26.60%) Tester
3 15 (15.96%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Software Tester
5 13 (13.83%) QA Leader
6 11 (11.70%) Software Manager
7 10 (10.64%) QA Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) QA Manager
7 10 (10.64%) Software QA Manager
7 10 (10.64%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Testing Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Senior QA Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Trainee
9 6 (6.38%) Trainee Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Trainee Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.13%) LAMP
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) COM
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.26%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Unix
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
4 17 (18.09%) Test Scripting
5 16 (17.02%) Regression Testing
6 13 (13.83%) Defect Management
6 13 (13.83%) Functional Testing
7 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.64%) Black-Box Testing
8 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.64%) SDLC
9 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.45%) High Availability
11 7 (7.45%) Logistics
11 7 (7.45%) Project Management
11 7 (7.45%) Scrum
11 7 (7.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) Java
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.26%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) Scala
6 2 (2.13%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) ISEB
2 17 (18.09%) ISTQB
3 16 (17.02%) Degree
3 16 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (45.74%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GAMP
2 1 (1.06%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Infor
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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