Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 4.64% 1.23% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 1.35% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 9
Derby median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £22,150 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £35,250 £47,500
Derbyshire median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +11.67% +9.09% -15.38%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derby
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 395 445 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 91.65% 91.56% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 254 329 365
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,650 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £55,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Derby

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Derby

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Derby over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Derby

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (70.00%) QA
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Protractor
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) C#

Software Testing
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 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) JUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Protractor
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
1 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Junior
4 4 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Junior QA Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft