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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 150 116 137
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 1.88% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.24% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 30
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2951 3084 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.43% 83.85% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2438 2564 2180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 14 £36,250 +5.99% 6
Northamptonshire -3 8 £20,750 -20.95% 1
Derbyshire +1 7 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Leicestershire -10 2 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Lincolnshire - 2 £27,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 25 (41.67%) QA
3 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
3 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
6 18 (30.00%) Windows
6 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 17 (28.33%) C#
8 15 (25.00%) Degree
8 15 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
9 14 (23.33%) ISEB
10 13 (21.67%) Selenium
11 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Java
13 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
14 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (11.67%) SDLC
15 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
15 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
16 6 (10.00%) Scrum
16 6 (10.00%) Finance
16 6 (10.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Sage 200
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.00%) Sage CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Selenium
2 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.33%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Firebug
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.67%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Tester
3 15 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 12 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Tester
7 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (8.33%) QA Manager
9 5 (8.33%) Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Automated Test Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Junior Tester
10 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Junior
10 3 (5.00%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
1 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) HTML5
3 3 (5.00%) WCF
3 3 (5.00%) WPF
3 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.67%) Velocity
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
4 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.67%) SDLC
6 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) OO
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Load Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.00%) V-Model
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 14 (23.33%) ISEB
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Sage
3 2 (3.33%) Pegasus
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) New Relic
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + flexiworking, healthcare, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus scheme, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Retford
Experian
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 27 days ago