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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 87 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 90 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 1.61% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.95% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 47
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
3333 3032 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.27% 82.95% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2509 2028
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +4 51 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Northamptonshire +6 17 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Leicestershire +19 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Derbyshire -13 7 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 77 (57.46%) QA
2 70 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
4 48 (35.82%) C#
4 48 (35.82%) ISTQB
5 44 (32.84%) Test Automation
6 43 (32.09%) SDLC
6 43 (32.09%) ISEB
7 41 (30.60%) Java
7 41 (30.60%) Windows
8 39 (29.10%) MS Excel
9 37 (27.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 36 (26.87%) Finance
10 36 (26.87%) Automated Testing
11 35 (26.12%) Test Scripting
11 35 (26.12%) SQL
12 34 (25.37%) SQL Server
13 30 (22.39%) Selenium
14 29 (21.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (20.90%) Degree
16 22 (16.42%) Ranorex
17 21 (15.67%) Windows 7
17 21 (15.67%) MS Office
18 20 (14.93%) Windows 8
19 19 (14.18%) Automation Testing
19 19 (14.18%) SharePoint
19 19 (14.18%) JIRA
20 18 (13.43%) SpecFlow
20 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (14.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (29.10%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS Project
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) AWD
2 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Selenium
2 22 (16.42%) Ranorex
3 19 (14.18%) JIRA
4 18 (13.43%) SpecFlow
5 16 (11.94%) WebDriver
6 14 (10.45%) HP UFT
7 7 (5.22%) LoadRunner
7 7 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.22%) SilkTest
7 7 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.24%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.24%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.24%) NUnit
8 3 (2.24%) Subversion
8 3 (2.24%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.75%) Firebug
9 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
General
1 36 (26.87%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Marketing
3 7 (5.22%) Publishing
3 7 (5.22%) Games
4 5 (3.73%) Legal
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Polish Language
5 4 (2.99%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.99%) Swedish Language
6 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Analyst
2 36 (26.87%) Tester
3 22 (16.42%) Test Analyst
4 21 (15.67%) Developer
5 16 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 16 (11.94%) Software Tester
5 16 (11.94%) QA Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Automation Tester
7 10 (7.46%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.97%) Software Support Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Tester
9 6 (4.48%) Junior
9 6 (4.48%) Automated Test Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) WCF
3 1 (0.75%) WPF
3 1 (0.75%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.48%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Windows
2 21 (15.67%) Windows 7
3 20 (14.93%) Windows 8
4 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.84%) Test Automation
3 43 (32.09%) SDLC
4 36 (26.87%) Automated Testing
5 35 (26.12%) Test Scripting
6 29 (21.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (14.18%) Automation Testing
8 17 (12.69%) Regression Testing
9 16 (11.94%) BDD
10 14 (10.45%) Performance Management
11 13 (9.70%) TDD
11 13 (9.70%) OO
12 12 (8.96%) OOP
12 12 (8.96%) Scrum
13 11 (8.21%) Load Testing
14 10 (7.46%) Test Strategy
15 9 (6.72%) Data Validation
15 9 (6.72%) Validation
16 8 (5.97%) Waterfall
17 7 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.82%) C#
2 41 (30.60%) Java
3 35 (26.12%) SQL
4 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.22%) C++
5 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (35.82%) ISTQB
2 43 (32.09%) ISEB
3 37 (27.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (20.90%) Degree
5 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.49%) CIMA
6 2 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (57.46%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.75%) Sage
2 1 (0.75%) VMware
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle
2 1 (0.75%) SAP
2 1 (0.75%) IBM
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