Tester Jobs in the East Midlands

Tester
England > East Midlands

The median Tester salary in the East Midlands is £34,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 188 153 171
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 11 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.43% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 23
10th Percentile £26,400 - £31,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £33,000 £32,518
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,500 £40,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.75% -13.98% +9.41%
75th Percentile £35,750 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £52,550 £51,000 £56,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the East Midlands. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,774 2,294 3,406
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 89.78% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,121 1,222 2,076
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,685 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +7.95%
75th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Tester in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Tester in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Tester in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Tester in the East Midlands

Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -23 4 - - 2
Leicestershire -13 2 £27,000 -32.50% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Lincolnshire -13 1 £57,500 +74.24%
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 2024, Tester job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) Requirements Gathering
2 4 (44.44%) Backlog Refinement
2 4 (44.44%) Backlog Prioritisation
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Agile
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) B2B
2 4 (44.44%) B2C
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Azure
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Retrospective
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Review
4 2 (22.22%) Bash
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Git
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Postman
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Requirements Gathering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile
2 4 (44.44%) B2B
2 4 (44.44%) B2C
2 4 (44.44%) Backlog Prioritisation
2 4 (44.44%) Backlog Refinement
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Retrospective
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft