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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 122 98 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 55 87 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 2.37% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.69% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 60
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
2895 3230 3119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.41% 87.92% 84.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2689 2610
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 21 £37,500 - 4
Northamptonshire +7 14 £22,750 +1.11% 1
Leicestershire -6 9 £32,500 -6.70% 2
Lincolnshire -8 8 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Derbyshire +18 2 £25,500 -18.40% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (46.67%) QA
2 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) ISEB
3 33 (31.43%) SQL
4 30 (28.57%) .NET
5 27 (25.71%) Java
6 26 (24.76%) Degree
7 25 (23.81%) Selenium
7 25 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 23 (21.90%) Regression Testing
9 23 (21.90%) ISTQB
9 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
10 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 19 (18.10%) Windows
11 19 (18.10%) C#
11 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
11 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
11 19 (18.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (16.19%) Defect Management
13 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (15.24%) Ranorex
13 16 (15.24%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.29%) SDLC
15 13 (12.38%) JIRA
15 13 (12.38%) MS Office
16 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.43%) Automation Testing
16 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
17 11 (10.48%) Cucumber

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 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.38%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Selenium
2 16 (15.24%) Ranorex
3 13 (12.38%) JIRA
4 11 (10.48%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.62%) TestDirector
6 5 (4.76%) Appium
7 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.81%) JUnit
7 4 (3.81%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.95%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) Publishing
4 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) Tester
3 16 (15.24%) Software Tester
3 16 (15.24%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) QA Leader
4 13 (12.38%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) QA Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Software Manager
6 10 (9.52%) QA Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Software QA Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Testing Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
2 4 (3.81%) LAMP
3 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.86%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) HTML5
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.81%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.81%) iPad
4 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.95%) Statistics
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) Unix
3 9 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
3 23 (21.90%) Regression Testing
4 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
4 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
5 17 (16.19%) Defect Management
6 16 (15.24%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.29%) SDLC
8 12 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.48%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.48%) Project Management
10 10 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
11 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.62%) Open Source
11 8 (7.62%) Scrum
11 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) SQL
2 27 (25.71%) Java
3 19 (18.10%) C#
4 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) PHP
5 4 (3.81%) Python
5 4 (3.81%) Scala
6 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) ISEB
2 26 (24.76%) Degree
3 23 (21.90%) ISTQB
4 19 (18.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (7.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) GAMP
2 1 (0.95%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
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