Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in Derby during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.28% 1.78% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.82% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 14
Derby median annual salary £46,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.08% -10.34% -27.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £38,100 £46,750
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% -27.50%

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 460 495 623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.29% 98.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 348 401 520
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Derby

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derby region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner

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 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle