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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 122 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.05% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.43% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 28
Median salary £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £40,400 £43,650
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
2496 2790 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.15% 87.46% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 2127 2259
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +9 14 £29,000 -14.70% 1
Derbyshire +16 8 £31,750 -18.58% 2
Leicestershire -21 6 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Northamptonshire +14 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) QA
3 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 19 (36.54%) Selenium
6 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) JIRA
8 11 (21.15%) TDD
9 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
10 9 (17.31%) Ruby
10 9 (17.31%) Retail
10 9 (17.31%) C#
11 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.46%) BDD
12 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 7 (13.46%) Degree
12 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
12 7 (13.46%) Scrum
12 7 (13.46%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) Java
13 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
13 5 (9.62%) HTML
13 5 (9.62%) Project Management
13 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Web Development
13 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
13 5 (9.62%) Defect 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 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) G Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
3 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.31%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Tester
4 7 (13.46%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Junior
4 7 (13.46%) Manual Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) QA Leader
4 7 (13.46%) Test Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Software Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.69%) QA Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Behat
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) JSON
3 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
3 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
4 11 (21.15%) TDD
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Defect Management
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Web Development
8 4 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (7.69%) Kanban
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) C#
2 9 (17.31%) Ruby
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Go
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) HP
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