Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Derby during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Tester
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.33% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Derby median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £39,750 £33,750 £33,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% +8.06% -4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Derby
Permanent vacancies in Derby with a recognized job title 366 508 512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 98.83% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 241 411 404
Derby median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings that featured Software Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Derby

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in Derby.

Salary trend for Software Tester in Derby

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Derby region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Groovy
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft