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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 137 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 43 88 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.34% 2.33% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.38% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 53
Median salary £36,500 £37,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.01% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
3138 3696 3515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.70% 97.75% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2984 2945
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -3 25 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Leicestershire -18 9 £34,425 -0.10% 6
Derbyshire +20 4 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Northamptonshire -2 3 £35,000 -5.40% 7
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 - 7
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 59 (67.05%) QA
2 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (44.32%) Selenium
4 37 (42.05%) Java
5 35 (39.77%) Scrum
6 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
7 26 (29.55%) Manual Testing
8 24 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 24 (27.27%) ISEB
9 23 (26.14%) ISTQB
9 23 (26.14%) Test Scripting
10 22 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 21 (23.86%) Software Testing
12 18 (20.45%) Performance Testing
12 18 (20.45%) PHP
13 17 (19.32%) Degree
13 17 (19.32%) BDD
14 16 (18.18%) HTML
15 15 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
16 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.77%) Regression Testing
17 13 (14.77%) Unix
17 13 (14.77%) C#
17 13 (14.77%) SDLC
18 12 (13.64%) Gatling
18 12 (13.64%) Open Source
18 12 (13.64%) OO
18 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing

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 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 6 (6.82%) VPN
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (44.32%) Selenium
2 12 (13.64%) Gatling
3 8 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.09%) JIRA
4 7 (7.95%) JMeter
5 6 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.68%) Protractor
6 5 (5.68%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.55%) Appium
7 4 (4.55%) Ranorex
7 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.41%) Calabash
8 3 (3.41%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.27%) CasperJS
9 2 (2.27%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.14%) Concordion
10 1 (1.14%) JBehave
General
1 8 (9.09%) Publishing
1 8 (9.09%) Retail
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) GWT
2 9 (10.23%) J2EE
3 7 (7.95%) LAMP
4 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 4 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) Ajax
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.14%) Behat
7 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.14%) HTML5
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) CESG
1 8 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Unix
2 7 (7.95%) CentOS
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) Scrum
3 26 (29.55%) Manual Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 23 (26.14%) Test Scripting
6 22 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 21 (23.86%) Software Testing
8 18 (20.45%) Performance Testing
9 17 (19.32%) BDD
10 15 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
12 13 (14.77%) Regression Testing
12 13 (14.77%) SDLC
13 12 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
13 12 (13.64%) OO
13 12 (13.64%) Open Source
13 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
14 10 (11.36%) Functional Testing
14 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
14 10 (11.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) Java
2 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.45%) PHP
4 13 (14.77%) C#
5 10 (11.36%) C++
5 10 (11.36%) SQL
6 9 (10.23%) Python
6 9 (10.23%) Scala
7 8 (9.09%) C
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
7 8 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) Groovy
8 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) ISEB
2 23 (26.14%) ISTQB
3 17 (19.32%) Degree
4 11 (12.50%) OSCP
5 10 (11.36%) CEH
6 9 (10.23%) CREST Certified
7 8 (9.09%) OSWP
8 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.41%) OSCE
8 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) CISA
9 2 (2.27%) CISM
9 2 (2.27%) CISMP
9 2 (2.27%) CISSP
9 2 (2.27%) GCIH
9 2 (2.27%) GPEN
9 2 (2.27%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (67.05%) QA
2 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Google
3 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Nottingham
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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