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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 143 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.13% 1.86% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.91% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 52
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3093 3406 3515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.29% 97.51% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2469 2687 2973
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Leicestershire -3 18 £30,000 -12.94% 5
Nottinghamshire -15 11 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Derbyshire +7 4 £31,000 -27.48% 6
Northamptonshire -11 2 £26,500 -41.11% 6
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) QA
3 44 (51.16%) Selenium
4 35 (40.70%) Java
5 34 (39.53%) Scrum
6 27 (31.40%) Automation Testing
7 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
8 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
9 20 (23.26%) Manual Testing
10 17 (19.77%) Software Testing
11 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
12 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (17.44%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (16.28%) Degree
13 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.28%) PHP
14 13 (15.12%) C#
14 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
14 13 (15.12%) Performance Testing
15 12 (13.95%) Integration Testing
15 12 (13.95%) Retail
15 12 (13.95%) Ruby
15 12 (13.95%) ISEB
16 11 (12.79%) BDD
16 11 (12.79%) OSCP
16 11 (12.79%) SDLC
16 11 (12.79%) Python
16 11 (12.79%) HTML
16 11 (12.79%) CEH
17 10 (11.63%) C++

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 3 (3.49%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) VoIP
3 3 (3.49%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) DTS
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (51.16%) Selenium
2 10 (11.63%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.47%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.14%) Protractor
6 6 (6.98%) Calabash
7 5 (5.81%) Appium
7 5 (5.81%) JMeter
7 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.65%) Gatling
8 4 (4.65%) Ranorex
8 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.49%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.33%) Capybara
10 2 (2.33%) CasperJS
10 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 12 (13.95%) Retail
2 8 (9.30%) Publishing
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 8 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (4.65%) Web Services
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) GWT
4 3 (3.49%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) LAMP
5 2 (2.33%) Ajax
5 2 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.16%) Behat
6 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.16%) HTML5
6 1 (1.16%) jQuery
6 1 (1.16%) JSON
6 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) CESG
2 3 (3.49%) iPad
2 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) FMCG
3 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) CentOS
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.53%) Scrum
3 27 (31.40%) Automation Testing
4 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
5 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
6 20 (23.26%) Manual Testing
7 17 (19.77%) Software Testing
8 15 (17.44%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (15.12%) Performance Testing
9 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
10 12 (13.95%) Integration Testing
11 11 (12.79%) BDD
11 11 (12.79%) SDLC
12 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.63%) Issue Tracking
12 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.47%) Open Source
13 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.28%) PHP
3 13 (15.12%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) Ruby
5 11 (12.79%) Python
6 10 (11.63%) C++
7 9 (10.47%) Perl
8 8 (9.30%) C
8 8 (9.30%) SQL
9 3 (3.49%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) AWK
10 1 (1.16%) sed
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 14 (16.28%) Degree
3 12 (13.95%) ISEB
4 11 (12.79%) CEH
4 11 (12.79%) OSCP
5 9 (10.47%) CREST Certified
6 8 (9.30%) OSWP
7 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.49%) GCIH
8 3 (3.49%) GPEN
8 3 (3.49%) GWAPT
8 3 (3.49%) OSCE
9 2 (2.33%) CISA
9 2 (2.33%) CISM
9 2 (2.33%) CISMP
9 2 (2.33%) CISSP
9 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (54.65%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Google
2 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.16%) Perforce
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