Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.46% 1.33% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 1.50% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 5
Derby median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +16.07% -18.84%
10th Percentile £21,400 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,675 £35,125 £38,450
Derbyshire median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -4.62% +16.07% -18.84%

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 354 468 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 94.15% 89.14% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 227 373 380
Derby median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +9.59%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,400 £60,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +9.27%

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 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (7.69%) FMEA
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management

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 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Junior
2 4 (30.77%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Junior QA Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Junior Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) FMEA
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Groovy
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft