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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 138 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 27 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.95% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 32
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £42,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
2517 2842 2722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.13% 88.18% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2064 2168 2263
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 14 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Leicestershire -10 7 £39,500 +30.57% 3
Derbyshire +5 5 £27,500 -20.28% 2
Northamptonshire -3 1 - - 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) QA
3 24 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 22 (40.74%) Selenium
5 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
6 19 (35.19%) JIRA
7 15 (27.78%) SQL
8 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Scrum
9 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
10 9 (16.67%) TDD
10 9 (16.67%) C#
10 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) Defect Management
12 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.96%) ISEB
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
13 6 (11.11%) BDD
13 6 (11.11%) Degree
13 6 (11.11%) Web Development
13 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.11%) Retail
13 6 (11.11%) Ruby
13 6 (11.11%) SDLC
13 6 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (9.26%) Protractor

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 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) G Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Selenium
2 19 (35.19%) JIRA
3 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Protractor
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Tester
4 10 (18.52%) Test Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 8 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Manual Test Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) QA Leader
7 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
8 6 (11.11%) Junior
8 6 (11.11%) Test Leader
9 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
9 5 (9.26%) QA Team Leader
10 4 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
11 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Software Analyst
11 3 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) Behat
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
3 2 (3.70%) RESTful
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Scrum
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.81%) Defect Management
7 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Web Development
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.41%) Time Management
11 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.96%) ISEB
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
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