Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Tester was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Derby during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 65 61
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.43% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Derby median annual salary £33,000 £41,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.06% -21.52%
10th Percentile £25,575 £28,625 £29,000
90th Percentile £41,625 £50,000 £33,600
Derbyshire median annual salary £33,000 £34,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +10.48% -21.52%

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 366 496 517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 98.61% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 235 392 415
Derby median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £24,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +2.74%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Derby

Tester
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Salary trend for Tester in Derby

Tester
Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Derby over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Tester in Derby

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft