The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 114 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 63 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.70% 1.19% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.54% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 24 33
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,150 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2968 2472 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.26% 77.59% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2465 2088 2204
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire +9 31 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 16 £33,000 +17.85% 4
Derbyshire - 9 £32,625 - 1
Northamptonshire -19 5 £25,000 -19.35%
Lincolnshire +18 2 £45,000 +210.34% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 45 (39.13%) Degree
2 44 (38.26%) Automated Testing
3 39 (33.91%) ISEB
4 38 (33.04%) QA
5 35 (30.43%) SQL
6 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (24.35%) Windows
8 19 (16.52%) C#
8 19 (16.52%) Manual Testing
8 19 (16.52%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.91%) C++
9 16 (13.91%) Mobile App
10 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (13.04%) Test Scripting
10 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (13.04%) Windows XP
10 15 (13.04%) Regression Testing
10 15 (13.04%) Windows Vista
10 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
11 14 (12.17%) Test Management
11 14 (12.17%) Selenium
12 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.30%) Scrum
12 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.43%) .NET
13 12 (10.43%) NUnit
13 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
14 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.57%) CRM
14 11 (9.57%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (0.87%) IIS
1 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
1 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) ISDN
1 2 (1.74%) VoIP
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) MS Access
4 1 (0.87%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Selenium
2 12 (10.43%) NUnit
3 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.09%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.22%) TestComplete
6 5 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.48%) JIRA
8 3 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.61%) JUnit
8 3 (2.61%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.74%) Subversion
10 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.87%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.87%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Analyst
2 35 (30.43%) Tester
3 30 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 23 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 23 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 18 (15.65%) Software Tester
6 13 (11.30%) QA Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) Test Manager
8 11 (9.57%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (6.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Junior
12 5 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) .NET
2 6 (5.22%) MFC
2 6 (5.22%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.87%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) WinForms
4 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.87%) JSON
4 1 (0.87%) Velocity
4 1 (0.87%) WPF
4 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.87%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Firmware
2 8 (6.96%) VHDL
3 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.35%) FMCG
4 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.48%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Open Source
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Windows
2 15 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (13.04%) Windows Vista
2 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Automated Testing
2 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.52%) Manual Testing
3 19 (16.52%) Test Strategy
4 15 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 15 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 14 (12.17%) Test Management
6 13 (11.30%) Scrum
6 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
8 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.57%) CRM
9 10 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.83%) Time Management
11 7 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.09%) Project Management
11 7 (6.09%) OO
12 6 (5.22%) Logistics
12 6 (5.22%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) C++
4 11 (9.57%) Python
5 8 (6.96%) C
6 6 (5.22%) Java
7 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.35%) VBScript
7 5 (4.35%) VB
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) VBA
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (39.13%) Degree
2 39 (33.91%) ISEB
3 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.74%) HND
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.04%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 4 (3.48%) Perforce
5 2 (1.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.87%) HP
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