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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 119 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 54 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.69% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.73% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 63
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3230 3701 3645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.41% 97.57% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2560 3034 3010
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,750 £22,500
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 August 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 August 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 0 19 £37,500 - 4
Northamptonshire -2 11 £35,500 +3.64% 5
Lincolnshire -9 10 £31,500 +14.54%
Leicestershire -2 9 £34,425 -31.15% 7
Derbyshire +14 4 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.14%) QA
3 36 (39.56%) Selenium
4 34 (37.36%) Java
5 31 (34.07%) Scrum
6 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 27 (29.67%) Automated Testing
7 27 (29.67%) Manual Testing
8 26 (28.57%) ISEB
9 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
10 24 (26.37%) ISTQB
11 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
12 21 (23.08%) Automation Testing
13 18 (19.78%) Performance Testing
14 17 (18.68%) HTML
15 16 (17.58%) Regression Testing
16 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 14 (15.38%) PHP
17 14 (15.38%) .NET
17 14 (15.38%) BDD
18 13 (14.29%) SDLC
18 13 (14.29%) SQL
18 13 (14.29%) Unix
18 13 (14.29%) Degree
19 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
19 12 (13.19%) Compatibility Testing
19 12 (13.19%) OO
19 12 (13.19%) C#
19 12 (13.19%) Gatling

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 (1.10%) CMS
1 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
1 5 (5.49%) VPN
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Selenium
2 12 (13.19%) Gatling
3 10 (10.99%) JIRA
4 7 (7.69%) JMeter
5 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.49%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.49%) Protractor
5 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.30%) Ranorex
7 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.20%) CasperJS
8 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.10%) Appium
9 1 (1.10%) JBehave
9 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.10%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 9 (9.89%) Retail
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) .NET
3 9 (9.89%) GWT
3 9 (9.89%) J2EE
4 7 (7.69%) LAMP
5 6 (6.59%) CSS
6 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.40%) Web Services
8 2 (2.20%) Ajax
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.20%) XML
9 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.10%) Behat
9 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.10%) HTML5
9 1 (1.10%) jQuery
9 1 (1.10%) JSON
9 1 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) iPad
2 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) CESG
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Unix
2 7 (7.69%) CentOS
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) Android
4 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Scrum
3 27 (29.67%) Automated Testing
3 27 (29.67%) Manual Testing
4 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
5 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 18 (19.78%) Performance Testing
8 16 (17.58%) Regression Testing
9 14 (15.38%) BDD
9 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 13 (14.29%) SDLC
11 12 (13.19%) Compatibility Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Functional Testing
11 12 (13.19%) OO
11 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.09%) Open Source
13 10 (10.99%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (10.99%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.38%) PHP
4 13 (14.29%) SQL
5 12 (13.19%) C#
6 9 (9.89%) Scala
7 6 (6.59%) C++
8 5 (5.49%) Python
9 4 (4.40%) C
9 4 (4.40%) Perl
9 4 (4.40%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Groovy
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) ISEB
2 24 (26.37%) ISTQB
3 13 (14.29%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) OSCP
5 5 (5.49%) CEH
5 5 (5.49%) CREST Certified
6 4 (4.40%) OSWP
7 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.20%) OSCE
9 1 (1.10%) CISA
9 1 (1.10%) CISM
9 1 (1.10%) CISMP
9 1 (1.10%) CISSP
9 1 (1.10%) GCIH
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (57.14%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Google
3 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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