The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 124 135 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 54 48 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.31% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.34% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 58
Median salary £33,963 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £48,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3225 3581 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.58% 97.39% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2583 2959 3020
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the East Midlands region.

Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Tester
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 Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire +14 17 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Lincolnshire -7 11 £31,500 +14.54%
Nottinghamshire -8 9 £39,000 +11.42% 4
Derbyshire +23 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Leicestershire 0 7 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 60 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.31%) QA
3 32 (34.41%) Java
3 32 (34.41%) Selenium
4 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 29 (31.18%) Scrum
6 28 (30.11%) ISEB
6 28 (30.11%) Manual Testing
7 27 (29.03%) Software Testing
8 26 (27.96%) ISTQB
9 25 (26.88%) Test Scripting
10 23 (24.73%) Automated Testing
10 23 (24.73%) .NET
11 21 (22.58%) Regression Testing
12 19 (20.43%) HTML
12 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
13 17 (18.28%) Performance Testing
14 15 (16.13%) SQL
14 15 (16.13%) Automation Testing
15 14 (15.05%) C#
15 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (13.98%) Unix
16 13 (13.98%) BDD
17 12 (12.90%) iPad
17 12 (12.90%) Gatling
17 12 (12.90%) PHP
18 11 (11.83%) OO
18 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
18 11 (11.83%) Unit Testing
18 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering

Tester Skill Set
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 (1.08%) CMS
1 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Selenium
2 12 (12.90%) Gatling
3 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.45%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.38%) JIRA
4 5 (5.38%) JMeter
4 5 (5.38%) Ranorex
4 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.38%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.15%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.08%) Appium
8 1 (1.08%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.08%) Concordion
8 1 (1.08%) JBehave
8 1 (1.08%) JUnit
8 1 (1.08%) TestNG
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) HTML
3 9 (9.68%) GWT
3 9 (9.68%) J2EE
4 8 (8.60%) CSS
5 7 (7.53%) LAMP
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.15%) Ajax
7 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.15%) Web Services
7 2 (2.15%) XML
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.08%) Behat
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
8 1 (1.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) iPad
2 10 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) CESG
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Unix
2 7 (7.53%) Android
2 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.53%) CentOS
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Scrum
3 28 (30.11%) Manual Testing
4 27 (29.03%) Software Testing
5 25 (26.88%) Test Scripting
6 23 (24.73%) Automated Testing
7 21 (22.58%) Regression Testing
8 17 (18.28%) Performance Testing
9 15 (16.13%) Automation Testing
10 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (13.98%) BDD
12 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
12 11 (11.83%) Functional Testing
12 11 (11.83%) OO
12 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.83%) Unit Testing
13 10 (10.75%) Compatibility Testing
13 10 (10.75%) Open Source
13 10 (10.75%) SDLC
13 10 (10.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) Java
2 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.13%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) PHP
6 9 (9.68%) Scala
7 3 (3.23%) C++
7 3 (3.23%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) Groovy
9 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) ISEB
2 26 (27.96%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) CREST Certified
4 3 (3.23%) OSCP
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) CEH
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.15%) OSWP
6 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (47.31%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Google
3 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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