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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 136 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.06% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.26% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 24
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
2620 3012 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.47% 83.95% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 2457 2151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +16 17 £33,500 +12.60% 2
Northamptonshire -1 6 £28,000 +7.69% 2
Derbyshire +14 5 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Leicestershire +13 5 £32,500 +5.69% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 59 (56.73%) QA
2 48 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (44.23%) Degree
5 35 (33.65%) Scrum
6 34 (32.69%) ISEB
7 32 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 29 (27.88%) Windows
9 25 (24.04%) SQL
10 24 (23.08%) Open Source
11 22 (21.15%) Selenium
12 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
13 20 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 20 (19.23%) Manual Testing
14 19 (18.27%) VoIP
14 19 (18.27%) RAD
15 17 (16.35%) WAN
15 17 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (16.35%) CCNA
15 17 (16.35%) Wireshark
15 17 (16.35%) Risk Analysis
16 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
16 16 (15.38%) Avaya
16 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
16 16 (15.38%) VMware
17 15 (14.42%) MCITP
17 15 (14.42%) VLAN
17 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.42%) RTP
17 15 (14.42%) H.323

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.96%) Drupal
2 1 (0.96%) WordPress
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 19 (18.27%) VoIP
3 17 (16.35%) WAN
3 17 (16.35%) Wireshark
4 15 (14.42%) RTP
4 15 (14.42%) H.323
4 15 (14.42%) VLAN
4 15 (14.42%) DHCP
5 3 (2.88%) HTTP
5 3 (2.88%) LAN
6 2 (1.92%) ISDN
6 2 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.85%) DB2
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Selenium
2 15 (14.42%) FogBugz
3 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.85%) Ranorex
5 3 (2.88%) Subversion
5 3 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.92%) Firebug
6 2 (1.92%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Appium
7 1 (0.96%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Law
4 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Tester
2 33 (31.73%) Software Tester
3 27 (25.96%) Analyst
4 21 (20.19%) Test Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 11 (10.58%) Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) QA Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Graduate
10 4 (3.85%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Automated Test Developer
11 3 (2.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (2.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) HTML
3 4 (3.85%) XML
3 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.88%) CSS
4 3 (2.88%) Ext JS
4 3 (2.88%) HTML5
4 3 (2.88%) Memcached
4 3 (2.88%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.92%) XHTML
6 1 (0.96%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.96%) WCF
6 1 (0.96%) WPF
6 1 (0.96%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.96%) jQuery
6 1 (0.96%) Web Services
6 1 (0.96%) COM
6 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Open Source
2 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.92%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) UNIX
3 8 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.65%) Scrum
3 32 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 20 (19.23%) Manual Testing
5 19 (18.27%) RAD
6 17 (16.35%) Risk Analysis
7 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
7 15 (14.42%) V-Model
8 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing
9 13 (12.50%) TDD
10 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.69%) Agile Testing
13 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.77%) Regression Testing
14 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.77%) Test Management
14 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) C#
3 14 (13.46%) Java
4 8 (7.69%) VBScript
4 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.85%) C++
6 4 (3.85%) PHP
7 3 (2.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 46 (44.23%) Degree
3 34 (32.69%) ISEB
4 17 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (16.35%) CCNA
5 15 (14.42%) MCITP
5 15 (14.42%) MCSE
5 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (14.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (56.73%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Avaya
1 16 (15.38%) VMware
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco
3 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.62%) Oracle
5 7 (6.73%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.96%) Sage
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 28000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago