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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 195 238 249
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 49 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 35
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
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
6138 6942 7744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.66% 96.86% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5023 5774 6347
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 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
Hertfordshire +23 22 £23,750 -32.14% 3
Essex +19 13 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Suffolk -7 5 £23,000 -13.20% 1
Norfolk -18 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Software Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 42 (45.65%) QA
2 33 (35.87%) Software Testing
3 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.35%) Manual Testing
5 26 (28.26%) Automation Testing
5 26 (28.26%) SQL
6 25 (27.17%) Java
6 25 (27.17%) Automated Testing
7 18 (19.57%) JIRA
7 18 (19.57%) ISEB
8 17 (18.48%) Selenium
8 17 (18.48%) Performance Testing
8 17 (18.48%) Oracle
8 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
9 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
9 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
9 15 (16.30%) SDLC
10 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
10 14 (15.22%) Windows
10 14 (15.22%) Linux
10 14 (15.22%) C#
11 13 (14.13%) Scrum
12 12 (13.04%) Finance
12 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
13 11 (11.96%) Degree
13 11 (11.96%) Functional Testing
14 10 (10.87%) Software Delivery
14 10 (10.87%) Scalability Testing
14 10 (10.87%) Stress Testing
14 10 (10.87%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Sonata
2 5 (5.43%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) JIRA
2 17 (18.48%) Selenium
3 9 (9.78%) JMeter
4 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 4 (4.35%) SilkTest
6 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.09%) Appium
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.09%) TestRail
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Automotive
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) .NET
3 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.09%) Java SE
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.35%) Online Games
2 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.09%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Software Testing
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.35%) Manual Testing
4 26 (28.26%) Automation Testing
5 25 (27.17%) Automated Testing
6 17 (18.48%) Performance Testing
7 15 (16.30%) SDLC
7 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
9 13 (14.13%) Scrum
10 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
11 11 (11.96%) Functional Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Scalability Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Software Delivery
12 10 (10.87%) Stress Testing
13 9 (9.78%) System Testing
13 9 (9.78%) Wealth Management
14 8 (8.70%) BDD
14 8 (8.70%) Regression Testing
15 7 (7.61%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 25 (27.17%) Java
3 14 (15.22%) C#
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) PHP
4 3 (3.26%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) ISEB
2 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (45.65%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum 30-32K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago