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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 0.43% 1.06% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.22% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Median salary £45,500 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  

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 208 246 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 88.89% 86.62% 89.40%
Number of salaries quoted 177 206 232
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

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 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA