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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 36 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 2.17% 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Derby
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 253 303 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 91.67% 84.17% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 242 159
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Retail
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
2 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft