Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Derby during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.62% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.42% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Derby median annual salary £41,500 £30,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.33% -5.51% -9.29%
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £43,250 £32,500 £34,625
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year +19.40% +5.51% -9.29%

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 418 478 484
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 98.35% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 282 360 399
Derby median annual salary £38,750 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.65% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,950 £24,200
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £55,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -

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
Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Derby over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Derby

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Protractor
3 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model

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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft