Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.71% 1.36% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.58% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Derbyshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -13.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £35,125 £47,500 £42,800
East Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +4.48%

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 600 633 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 84.99% 86.12% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 450 512 871
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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
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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 5 £30,000 +11.11%
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA