The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 89 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.10% 0.62% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.65% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
934 925 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.19% 94.97% 93.19%
Number of salaries quoted 731 800 786
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
Nottinghamshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Nottingham region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) NHS

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA