Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14 +24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 3.76% 0.84% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 0.97% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 8
Derbyshire median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% +8.11% -14.62%
10th Percentile £22,450 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £35,250 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,301 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.30% +11.69% -7.14%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 530 619 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 90.60% 86.21% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 356 480 494
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Derbyshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Derbyshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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 +28 20 £33,500 +11.67% 4
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) SDLC
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Protractor
6 6 (27.27%) JUnit
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) ISEB
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
9 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation

Software Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 6 (27.27%) Protractor
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Software Tester
3 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Junior QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Software Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft