The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Derbyshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Software Tester
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - 1.02% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.06% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 415 472 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 96.51% 96.72% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 311 373 338
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Derbyshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Derbyshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Software 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 Derbyshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA