Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Derbyshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 75 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.22% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Derbyshire median annual salary £33,750 £33,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.75% +8.06% -4.62%
10th Percentile £26,875 £29,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £41,875 £37,500 £33,600
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +21.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. 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
Derbyshire
Permanent vacancies in Derbyshire with a recognized job title 458 703 725
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 97.64% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 321 580 578
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Derbyshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +21 5 £32,500 +4.00%
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Software 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 Derbyshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Android

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 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Groovy
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft