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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 157 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.66% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.57% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 56
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2845 3114 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 89.47% 88.87% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2426 2655
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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
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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
Leicestershire 0 7 £39,500 +54.90%
Derbyshire +10 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire -15 5 £75,000 +100.00% 3
Lincolnshire -14 2 £20,500 -31.66%
Northamptonshire 0 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) QA
3 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
4 24 (38.10%) Selenium
4 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
5 21 (33.33%) JIRA
6 16 (25.40%) C#
6 16 (25.40%) Java
6 16 (25.40%) ISEB
6 16 (25.40%) Degree
7 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Defect Management
9 13 (20.63%) SDLC
10 11 (17.46%) Scrum
10 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.46%) Ranorex
11 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Project Management
12 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
13 8 (12.70%) .NET
13 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
14 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (11.11%) Time Management
14 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
14 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
15 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 1 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Selenium
2 21 (33.33%) JIRA
3 11 (17.46%) Ranorex
4 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 6 (9.52%) TestDirector
6 5 (7.94%) Protractor
7 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.17%) Subversion
9 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.59%) Appium
10 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.59%) JUnit
10 1 (1.59%) Maven
10 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Tester
2 15 (23.81%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Software Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Test Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Graduate
6 6 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Graduate Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Graduate Support Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) QA Leader
7 5 (7.94%) QA Team Leader
7 5 (7.94%) Support Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (6.35%) Junior
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) LAMP
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.76%) iPad
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) CentOS
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 13 (20.63%) SDLC
6 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
9 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Time Management
10 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C#
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 16 (25.40%) ISEB
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (49.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
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