The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 224 213 240
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 40 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 49
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £40,150
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Software 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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6571 7528 8361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 97.68% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5448 6168 6954
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the East of England region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Suffolk +23 22 £35,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire -23 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Essex 0 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hertfordshire +12 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £36,000 +14.28%
Norfolk - 2 £32,500 -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software 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 of England region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 43 (61.43%) Software Testing
2 37 (52.86%) QA
3 31 (44.29%) Selenium
4 25 (35.71%) ISEB
5 24 (34.29%) Automated Testing
6 23 (32.86%) Java
7 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (31.43%) Manual Testing
8 19 (27.14%) Test Scripting
8 19 (27.14%) SDLC
8 19 (27.14%) Regression Testing
9 17 (24.29%) HTML
10 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.00%) SQL
12 13 (18.57%) Automation Testing
13 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
14 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
15 10 (14.29%) MySQL
15 10 (14.29%) Web Services
15 10 (14.29%) JIRA
15 10 (14.29%) Web Testing
15 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (14.29%) System Testing
16 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
16 9 (12.86%) Python
16 9 (12.86%) PHP
16 9 (12.86%) C#
16 9 (12.86%) C++
16 9 (12.86%) JMeter
17 8 (11.43%) Electronics

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MultiFonds
1 4 (5.71%) Sonata
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Selenium
2 10 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (12.86%) JMeter
4 4 (5.71%) Hudson
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.43%) Protractor
5 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.43%) Electronics
2 4 (5.71%) iGaming
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) .NET
4 7 (10.00%) XML
5 6 (8.57%) DHTML
6 4 (5.71%) REST
6 4 (5.71%) SOAP
7 3 (4.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Android
1 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Software Testing
2 24 (34.29%) Automated Testing
3 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.43%) Manual Testing
4 19 (27.14%) Regression Testing
4 19 (27.14%) SDLC
4 19 (27.14%) Test Scripting
5 13 (18.57%) Automation Testing
6 10 (14.29%) System Testing
6 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (8.57%) BDD
8 6 (8.57%) Test Management
9 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.14%) User Stories
10 4 (5.71%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) Java
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) C++
3 9 (12.86%) PHP
3 9 (12.86%) Python
4 8 (11.43%) C
4 8 (11.43%) Objective-C
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (52.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) HP
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