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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 131 146 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 41 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 0.92% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.94% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 48
Median salary £33,500 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.18% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,900 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £45,450 £55,500
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
3080 3500 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.22% 97.11% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 2890 3071
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +19 11 £28,750 +27.77%
Derbyshire +6 10 £39,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +7 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 6 £33,000 -20.00% 1
Lincolnshire -3 2 £28,750 +4.54% 1
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) QA
3 25 (33.33%) .NET
4 24 (32.00%) Software Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 20 (26.67%) ISEB
6 20 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 20 (26.67%) Selenium
7 19 (25.33%) Scrum
8 16 (21.33%) Manual Testing
8 16 (21.33%) Java
9 15 (20.00%) C#
9 15 (20.00%) SQL
10 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
11 13 (17.33%) Regression Testing
11 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (14.67%) HP UFT
13 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
14 10 (13.33%) BDD
14 10 (13.33%) HTML
15 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
16 8 (10.67%) iPad
16 8 (10.67%) Android
16 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
16 8 (10.67%) Online Security
16 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
16 8 (10.67%) Automation Testing
16 8 (10.67%) Gherkin

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 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Selenium
2 11 (14.67%) HP UFT
3 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.33%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.00%) Gatling
6 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.00%) JIRA
7 3 (4.00%) Ranorex
7 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) JMeter
8 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Appium
9 1 (1.33%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) HTML
3 8 (10.67%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.33%) CSS
4 4 (5.33%) GWT
4 4 (5.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.67%) iPad
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Android
1 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 19 (25.33%) Scrum
5 16 (21.33%) Manual Testing
6 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
7 13 (17.33%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.33%) BDD
10 8 (10.67%) Automation Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Online Security
10 8 (10.67%) SDLC
10 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.67%) OO
12 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Java
2 15 (20.00%) C#
2 15 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) Scala
5 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) ISEB
1 20 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.33%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.33%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) OSCE
5 1 (1.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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