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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / East Midlands
Rank 113 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 45 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.20% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.24% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 41
Median salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
2779 3075 3065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.53% 97.28% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2307 2399 2537
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,052 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 +5 21 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 20 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Derbyshire +8 3 £31,000 -27.48% 6
Northamptonshire +4 1 £21,000 -53.33% 6
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Selenium
3 43 (51.81%) QA
4 37 (44.58%) Scrum
5 28 (33.73%) Java
6 23 (27.71%) Cucumber
7 21 (25.30%) Automation Testing
7 21 (25.30%) Test Scripting
8 18 (21.69%) Automated Testing
9 17 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (19.28%) Retail
11 15 (18.07%) C#
11 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
12 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
12 14 (16.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (16.87%) Protractor
13 13 (15.66%) Calabash
13 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
13 13 (15.66%) Ruby
13 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
14 12 (14.46%) Software Testing
14 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (14.46%) SQL
14 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (13.25%) BDD
15 11 (13.25%) SDLC
15 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
16 10 (12.05%) Degree
16 10 (12.05%) Python
16 10 (12.05%) Issue Tracking

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 (3.61%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Firewall
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
1 6 (7.23%) VPN
2 3 (3.61%) VoIP
2 3 (3.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) DTS
1 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (57.83%) Selenium
2 23 (27.71%) Cucumber
3 14 (16.87%) Protractor
4 13 (15.66%) Calabash
4 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
5 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (10.84%) Capybara
6 9 (10.84%) JIRA
7 6 (7.23%) HP UFT
8 5 (6.02%) Appium
8 5 (6.02%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.61%) Ranorex
9 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.41%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.41%) JMeter
10 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.41%) Subversion
10 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (19.28%) Retail
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Gherkin
2 5 (6.02%) CSS
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) WPF
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.23%) CESG
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) Scrum
3 21 (25.30%) Automation Testing
3 21 (25.30%) Test Scripting
4 18 (21.69%) Automated Testing
5 17 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Software Testing
9 11 (13.25%) BDD
9 11 (13.25%) SDLC
9 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.05%) Issue Tracking
11 9 (10.84%) Kanban
11 9 (10.84%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) C#
3 13 (15.66%) Ruby
4 12 (14.46%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) Python
6 8 (9.64%) Perl
7 7 (8.43%) C++
7 7 (8.43%) PHP
8 6 (7.23%) C
9 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.41%) AWK
10 2 (2.41%) sed
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.05%) Degree
3 9 (10.84%) CEH
3 9 (10.84%) ISEB
3 9 (10.84%) OSCP
4 7 (8.43%) CREST Certified
5 6 (7.23%) OSWP
6 3 (3.61%) GCIH
6 3 (3.61%) GPEN
6 3 (3.61%) GWAPT
6 3 (3.61%) OSCE
7 2 (2.41%) CISA
7 2 (2.41%) CISM
7 2 (2.41%) CISMP
7 2 (2.41%) CISSP
7 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (51.81%) QA
2 7 (8.43%) SDET
3 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) SAP
3 2 (2.41%) Perforce
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