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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Derbyshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.29% 0.69% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.81% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Derbyshire median annual salary £45,500 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -25.71%  
10th Percentile £45,250 £22,800 £24,750
90th Percentile £45,750 £35,600 £44,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 292 370 502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 85.13% 84.86% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1352 1931
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £26,125 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £62,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +7 1 £45,500 +75.00%
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
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