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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 45 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.44% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.73% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £39,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 346 413 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 82.78% 84.98% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 244 331 281
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 23 March 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 +8 6 £36,000 -7.69%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (77.78%) Retail
1 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft